“As an internist, my job is to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease in adults. However, my primary goal is to help my patients live well – in whatever way is important to them."
Mount Nittany Physician Group

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Dr. Alexander received a bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pa. She then went on to complete an internal medicine internship and residency at UPMC in Pittsburgh. She is board certified in internal medicine.

After residency, Dr. Alexander practiced as an internist in Pittsburgh for six years, before relocating to State College. Since 2012, she has volunteered locally with Centre Volunteers in Medicine.

“I enjoy outpatient internal medicine because it gives me the chance to get to know my patients. Many of them have interesting stories to tell, and I find myself learning new things every day,” says Dr. Alexander, when asked what motivates her as a physician.

In her spare time, Dr. Alexander enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and gardening. Her husband, Jake Alexander, MD, is a radiologist at Mount Nittany Medical Center, and the couple has three children.


Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Internship/ResidencyUPMC - Pittsburgh, Pa.


Reviews and ratings

Rating Summary

Provider explanations of prob/condition
4.8 out of 5
133 ratings
Time CP spent with patient
4.8 out of 5
134 ratings
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8 out of 5
135 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointment
4.6 out of 5
136 ratings


April 28, 2022
I recommend Dr. Alexander to anyone looking for a new PCP!
April 27, 2022
*Dr. Alexander is a wonderful, caring doctor. I will recommend her anytime. So friendly and knowledgeable.
April 25, 2022
Dr. Alexander was so thorough. She spent a lot of time answering all of my questions. I was so impressed with her ability to listen and diagnose my health concern. She is outstanding!
April 20, 2022
Dr. Alexander is thorough and patient, a good listener and a careful explainer. She respects my wishes for the type of care I hope to receive. She is a good doctor and a kind person.
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