Dr. Blake Alexander

Dr. Blake Alexander

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6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121


(858) 900-2766

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About Dr. Blake Alexander

Dr. Blake Alexander has been practicing as a board-certified dermatologist since 2001. He has practiced in both Mohs surgery and general dermatology in numerous solo practices and hospital appointments. He's been married 25 years and has 2 children. When Dr Alexander isn't practicing medicine, his interests include diving, fishing, archery, tennis, boating, and golf.

Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections such as scabies or head lice.

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California: Accepting New & Established Patients Nebraska: Accepting New & Established Patients South Dakota: Accepting New & Established Patients

Qualifications and Education

VA Black Hills Health Care System • January 2018 to present • Part time medical and surgical dermatology 4 days per month. General Medical Dermatology--Regional Health Rapid City Hospital; Rapid City, South Dakota • August 2016 to December 2018. • Part time medical and surgical dermatology two days per week. Dermatologist and Mohs surgeon--Chadron Community Hospital; Chadron, Nebraska • February 2016 to present • Part time general medical dermatology and Mohs surgery. Three days of clinic and one day of surgical procedures per month. Dermatologist and Mohs surgeon—California Skin Institute; Modesto, California • Blake Alexander, MD, PC acquired by California Skin Institute (CSI) in December 2014. • Employed as dermatologist and Mohs surgeon December 2014 to July of 2016 • In August 2015 relocated from Modesto to Rapid City, SD. Continued to provide Mohs coverage for the practice by operating one week a month. Average case load of 40 patients over 5 days. • Address: 1101 Standiford Ave. STE A-3 Phone: (209)578-5072 Fax: (209)578- 5072 Solo Practice—Blake Alexander, MD, PC; Modesto, California • January 2010 to December 2014 • Focus of practice was surgical treatment of skin cancer via Mohs surgery and other available treatment modalities • Performed 1216 excisions with tissue processed in our onsite lab via frozen section to ensure clear surgical margins (fresh tissue Mohs technique and vertical tissue processing) • Surgical defects managed utilizing random pattern flaps, skin grafts, primary closure, and secondary intention healing. • Address: 1101 Standiford Ave. STE A-3 Phone: (209)578-5072 Fax: (209)578- 5072  Mohs Surgeon—McHenry Medical Group; Modesto, California • Member of 18 physician multispecialty group from July 2007 to December 2009 • Performed 670 surgeries requiring frozen sections (inclusive of cases processed as fresh tissue Mohs technique as well as standard frozen section for margin control, i.e., vertical tissue processing) • Surgical defects managed utilizing random pattern flaps, skin grafts, primary closure, and secondary intention healing • General medical dermatology patients also seen while building surgical practice. • Left the organization due to high group overhead in favor of solo practice. • Address: 1541 Florida Ave. Phone: (209) 577-3388 Solo Practice—Blake Alexander, MD, LLC; Pocatello, Idaho • Solo Practice in Pocatello, Idaho from July 2001 to June 2007 • Focus of practice was General dermatology and Moh’s surgery • General dermatology three days per week • Moh’s surgery one day per week including repairs and reconstructions • Other services offered included V-beam, Smoothbeam, and Iridex KTP lasers, Narrow-band UVB and PUVA, digital dermoscopy and mole mapping. • Average patient load of 40-50 per day on clinic days • Surgery days averaged 3 Moh’s cases (including repairs) in the morning and 4-6 simple excisions, etc. in the afternoon • Address: 500 S. 11th Ave. STE 203 Pocatello, ID 83201 Phone: (208)233-4455 Education • Dermatology residency—West Virginia University, 1998-2001 • The Residency Director, Rodney Kovach, MD, is a Mohs surgeon who trained under Fred Mohs. All dermatology residents received instruction in, and assisted with, Mohs surgery during the course of residency training. • Family Practice residency—Southern Illinois University, 1995-1998 • Medical School—University of Missouri, Columbia, 1990-1995 Board Certifications • American Board of Dermatology, current • American Board of Family Practice, 1998-2005 Licenses • Nebraska, and South Dakota – current • Missouri, Illinois, West Virginia, Idaho—surrendered upon relocation Hospital affiliations Chadron Community Hospital--Chadron, Nebraska Prior affiliations: Rapid City Regional Hospital--Rapid City, South Dakota Doctors Medical Center—Modesto, California Memorial Medical Center—Modesto, California Portneuf Hospital West—Pocatello, Idaho

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