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Dr. Alexander Tessnow, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Dallas, TX
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alexander Tessnow, MD

Dr. Alexander Tessnow, MD is a Diabetes & Metabolism Endocrinologist in Dallas, TX. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology. They graduated from University of Texas at Dallas and is affiliated with Parkland Health and Hospital System. Dr. Tessnow, completed a residency at University of Ut Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Tessnow an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Tessnow works at Practice in Dallas, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Endocrine Gland Cancer, Neuroendocrine Tumors and Thyroid Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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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Dr. Tessnow's Office Locations

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    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas Tx 7, Dallas, TX 75390 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 645-2800

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  • Parkland Health and Hospital System

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Endocrine Gland Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Thyroid Cancer
Hypoparathyroidism
Goiter
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Hypothyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
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Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Dyslipidemia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Morbid Obesity
Obesity
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Osteopenia
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pituitary Tumor
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroiditis
Thyrotoxicosis
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
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Breast Pain
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Cellulitis
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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
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Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Otitis Media
Overweight
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Pharyngitis
Pheochromocytoma
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Primary Adrenocortical Insufficiency
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Proteinuria
Rash
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Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Restless Leg Syndrome
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Goiter
Tobacco Use Disorder
Turner Syndrome
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
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Immunization Administration
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    About Dr. Alexander Tessnow, MD

    Specialties*
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1740255801
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Ut Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas at Dallas
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alexander Tessnow, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tessnow is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Tessnow has seen patients for Endocrine Gland Cancer, Neuroendocrine Tumors and Thyroid Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Tessnow on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Tessnow. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tessnow.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Tessnow, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Tessnow appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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