“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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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.


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


January 03, 2023
*Dr. Alexander has been the best dr. Very caring & listens & wants the best for me.
December 07, 2022
Dr. Alexander presents as very professional, competent and calm. She is an amazing listener!
November 30, 2022
I was pleased with the provider's apparent interest in what I had to say. My situation was routine, and a less engaged dialogue with the provider would not have been unexpected.
November 24, 2022
Excellent. Office staff also excellent. *Dr. Alexander best primary care "doc." my family has ever had -
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