Blake D Alexander, MD
Dr. Alexander is a skilled, board certified medical and surgical dermatologist with 15 years experience. He is an expert at treating common dermatologic complaints such as acne, eczema and psoriasis, but he derives particular enjoyment from diagnosing and treating patients with less common dermatologic conditions. Dr. Alexander has devoted much of his career to the identification and treatment of skin cancer and pre-malignant conditions.
Dr. Alexander comes from a primary care background having completed a family practice residency in addition to his training in dermatology. He is a specialist physician with a "primary care feel." Dr. Alexander tends to view his patients' dermatologic issues within the context of the "big picture" of their overall health. He has an approachable, easy going demeanor and he takes the time to listen to his patients. Dr. Alexander likes to laugh and has a knack for making his patients feel at ease. He possesses the ability to explain a patient's diagnosis and treatment plan in easy to understand, laymen terms. Dr. Alexander also communicates particularly well with referring doctors due to his own experience as a primary care physician.
Residency training included instruction in Mohs Surgery. Family Practice Residency - Southern Illinois University Medical School - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO