Summary

“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."
Group
Mount Nittany Physician Group

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Specialties and Biography

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.

Education

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
162 ratings
Time CP spent with patient
★★★★★
4.9 out of 5
162 ratings
Likelihood of recommending CP
★★★★★
4.9 out of 5
161 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointment
★★★★★
4.7 out of 5
162 ratings

Reviews

★★★★★
February 16, 2023
In my almost 72 years Dr. Alexander is the best doctor I've ever had. She really listens and is respectful of my wish to avoid prescription drugs. I trust that if I ever do need a prescription she will explain the need, the effects and the side effects thoroughly.
★★★★★
February 08, 2023
Dr. Alexander is a wonderful doctor. I'm so glad that she is my PCP. She is very knowledgeable and treats patients as people vs just a number.
★★★★★
January 18, 2023
Dr Cynthia Alexander provides excellent care and is very responsive to a patients needs .
★★★★★
January 18, 2023
I appreciate Dr. Alexander's pleasant and professional demeanor.
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