Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Alec C. Beekley, MD, FACS

Alec C. Beekley, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

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

Make An Appointment

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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

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Workers Comp

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.