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Alexandra Schmidek, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
Plastic and reconstructive surgery; melanoma treatment; Mohs reconstruction; skin cancer treatment and reconstruction; abdominoplasty; breast reconstruction; complex hernia repair; breast reduction; correction of gynecomastia
Special Interests

Melanoma treatment, Mohs reconstruction, skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast reconstruction, complex hernia repair and component separation

Personal Information
Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Schmidek enjoys reading, equestrian sports and outdoor activities.
Clinical Experience
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Services, Transgender Health
Board Certifications
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H., 2000
General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 2001
Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 2006
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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June 2018
*Dr. Schmidek is trans-competent and I trust her to perform my chest reconstruction.
June 2018
Answered most of the q´s during explanation of procedure. She seemed nice and competent. She wasn´t over confident and seem humble, unlike other plastic surgeons.
May 2018
*Dr. Schmidek was super helpful and informative/understanding. Really appreciate her honesty and kindness.
April 2018
*Dr. Schmidek is exceptional!
April 2018
I would recommend *Dr. Schmidek off of intellect & bedside manner alone. Highly informative, cared about my personal journey, & all-around a great person!
March 2018
*Dr. Schmidek is very patience and thorough. She explained the procedure and even thorough. She explained the procedure and even ordered a mammogram on the spot, for which I was scheduled the same day!
March 2018
The time the doctor spent with me was adequate - didn´t feel rushed at all. For a transgender patient receiving care form a _____ doctor is a personable enough experience. I am looking forward to the next visit.
November 2017
Great experience! Thank you!
August 2017
Dr. Schmidek took great care to explain the entire procedure & offer options & pictures. All questions I had were completely answered.
August 2017
Dr. Schmidek was very kind and super helpful!
July 2017
Dr. Schmidek put our minds at ease. Great information - I would highly recommend her.
June 2017
Dr. Schmidek is very professional, knowledgeable & very people oriented. I´d recommend her to friends and family.
May 2017
Dr. Schmidek is wonderful. Please hold onto her!
March 2017
Exceptional service, courtesy, abilities - I have great confidence in Dr. Schmidek.
March 2017
Dr. Schmidek is the best!
March 2017
I would travel from my city to this hospital.
March 2017
She was extremely helpful in pointing out pros and cons. Very empathetic. Gave me medical advice helpful to make decisions.
February 2017
I´ve always had a great experience and I´m confident it the doctor, PA & nurse practitioner.
January 2017
Provider used abrupt (remember that this a cash basis/cosmetic surg. that I wanted to schedule). She was not enthusiastic about me, the surgery and outcome. I saw & scheduled w/her co-work.
January 2017
Shared great concern for distance I have to travel for treatment -excellent-.