Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Alec Beekley, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Surgery - Bariatric
Surgery - General
Surgery - Trauma (Acute Care)

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Office Locations

211 S. 9th Street
Suite 402
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-0020
Fax: (215) 503-7577
255 W Lancaster Avenue
Medical Office Bldg 3, Suite 331
Paoli PA 19301
Phone: (215) 955-0020

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Case Western Reserve University, Medical School


  • Madigan Army Medical Center


  • Madigan Army Medical Center

Recent Publications

Major general Malcolm C. Grow, M.D. (1887-1960) Soldier, Surgeon, Airman

A multicenter study of routine versus selective intraoperative leak testing for sleeve gastrectomy

Polyp detection rates among body mass index categories at first screening colonoscopy

Synchronous acute appendicitis and acute cholecystitis: A discussion of a century's worth of epidemiologic, basic science, and clinical research, explicating the pathophysiology of a likely underrecognized historical condition

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: The rightful gold standard weight loss surgery procedure

Ideal Body Weight Calculation in the Bariatric Surgical Population

Antibiotic Regimen after a Total Abdominal Colectomy with Ileostomy for Fulminant Clostridium difficile Colitis: A Multi-Institutional Study

Comment on: Robotic single-site cholecystectomy in the obese: Outcomes from a single institution

Prospective derivation of a clinical decision rule for thoracolumbar spine evaluation after blunt trauma: An American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Multi-Institutional Trials Group Study

Ambroise Paré (1510 to 1590): A surgeon centuries ahead of his time

Contrasting patient, family, provider, and societal goals at the end of life complicate decision making and induce variability of care after trauma

Evaluation of the risk of noncontiguous fractures of the spine in blunt trauma

Performance improvement in emergency tourniquet use during the Baghdad surge

Use of robotics in colon and rectal surgery

The efficacy of Combat Gauze in extreme physiologic conditions

Gastric bypass: Time for a change?

Research and Analytics in Combat Trauma Care. Converting Data and Experience to Practical Guidelines

Recombinant factor VIIa is effective at reversing coagulopathy in a lactic acidosis model

The economic costs of obesity and the impact of bariatric surgery

Survey of the indications for use of emergency tourniquets.