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Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
5.0 (10)
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview

Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in East Setauket, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA / FACULTY OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

Dr. Dagum works at Stony Brook Surgical Associates in East Setauket, NY with other offices in Stony Brook, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment and Closed along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    24 Research Way Ste 100, East Setauket, NY 11733 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 444-4545
  2. 2
    Metropolitan Lithotriptor Associates PC
    14 Technology Dr, East Setauket, NY 11733 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 444-4233
  3. 3
    Stony Brook University Hospital
    101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 444-4545

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  • Stony Brook University Hospital

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Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)

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    Aug 12, 2022
    I adore this man and cannot say enough about his professionalism, his expertise, and his soft and kind bedside manner. We met with him shortly after I discovered my son would be born with a cleft lip and possibly a cleft palate. My husband and I were so impressed with him (which is no easy feat). He performed a cleft lip repair when my son was about 6 months old, then the palate repair when he was about a year. He is so supportive, kind, and knows what he is doing. I cannot recommend him highly enough. My son still sees him yearly to check on his progress, as he will need future (more minor) surgeries.
    Jennifer Tucker — Aug 12, 2022
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    About Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1487673091
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA / FACULTY OF MEDICINE
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    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Dagum is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Dagum has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Dagum has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Dagum has seen patients for Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment and Closed, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Dagum on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Dagum. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Dagum.

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