Dr. Alexander Blinski

Family Medicine
New York, NY
17 years experience male

Locations

Symmetry medicine

New York, NY

Address

62, charles st, New York, NY
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 11am - 11pm
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Practice website

BMedNYC

NY, NY

About

Bio

General Surgery and Primary Care Trained (Total 4 years) Training under Plastic Surgery (2 years) Board Certified Family Medicine Certified Cosmetic Injector with American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine Specializes in integrative approaches to medical conditions, health and wellness, house call medicine, urgent care medicine, primary care, cosmetic medicine, and health care technology.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Florida, New Jersey, New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
11 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Best new treatment: I have some before and afters on my site. I really love the dermapen for patients and believe you can get a 40% reduction in scar depth with proper te... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
24hrs after injection: The lips are very vascular. Bruising is a common side effect. I recommend no anti-inflammatories, lots of ice, and no alcohol consumption. Arnica and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Possibly: If your acne is severe enough to cause larger abscesses or get into your blood stream (very rare), then it could easily raise your WBC to those levels... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Botox is very safe: Botox is a very safe and proven medication for multiple indications. For cosmetic purposes I do not treat anyone under 21. This is a personal preferen... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Nerve injury: it is unlikely but possible that you have nerve damage from the injection itself or the filler itself. The nerve typically regenerates slowly if it wa... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
No: Best bet is to have really good hygiene. Wash your hands often and stay hydrated in-case you catch the "bug". Most of these are spread fecal oral rout... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Forehead filler: I'm a little confused by the question. Most injectors stay clear of the forehead area with filler because there is risk of blindness associated with t... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
YES: alternative therapies carry risk of side effects just like prescription medications. You should stop and consult your prescribing physician immediatel... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Sounds Normal: That level sounds normal to me. Typically a value "near the upper limits of normal" is not dangerous. Saline enema's should be used appropriately and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Not a dentist but: Typically dentist like the chip to be a certain size and architecture in order to have the bonding "stick well" Sometimes they can create the architec... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Treatment: Influenza or "flu" is different from the common cold. Children 2 weeks and older can be treated with tamiflu (oseltamivir) which covers 99% of circula... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Please get a urine pregnancy test, they are so easy to do. There are other causes of missed period, pressure, and discharge. An in person evaluation i... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Unlikely: There are not a lot of studies on this topic, but I would say that decreased efficacy is rather unlikely in this scenario.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Healing: To my knowledge there are no studies on healing impairment while smoking marijuana. Tobacco has been shown to slow healing time and also overtime will... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
This can happen: If you have redundant skin and a predisposition for this it is possible depending on location of the botox injection for you to get some of the sympto... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Hyaluronidase: please give it 2 weeks for results. hyaluronidase should be used as a last resort or in emergent situations. It is very difficult to only dissolve "so... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Breathing tube: Most likely during the surgery you had a breathing tube placed while you were asleep. This tube comes in a few forms and could cause some irritation o... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Needs eval: Probably would benefit from some topical hydrocortisone but its hard to say without seeing the sores. There are numerous different diagnosis, some sim... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Needs drainage: Most primary care doctors don't drain styes (I do if they can be drained easily). Usually an eye doc can take care of them (but they make you wait 3 w... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Many possible causes: Pain in the abdominal area (below the ribs) is a common complaint. There are many causes of pain in this area from the simple (constipation, gastritis... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Pimple or other: Still could be a pimple evolving or another skin infection. Depending where the sensation is (would need to see) it could be another issue. Like a pim... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
I would say likely: Likely unrelated, but the acid in a battery could have caused oral damage to the mouth (temporarily) that could make the child uncomfortable and crank... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Sounds complicated: Depending on the study you had (CT/MRI). Some of these finding could be incidental (not important) or could be why you had the study in the first plac... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
I would stay away : Other docs may differ but the hydrocortisone may atrophy the thin mucosa of the lip with long term use. Hydroquinone likely has a much more efficaciou... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Soaps can cause dryness to the hair, some dermatologist only recommend washing the hair once a week. The natural oils of the hair are stripped when yo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Collagen Induction: Dermapen and similar automated microneedling devices are a new and very safe way to help with your issues. They do work to a point. I do not believe t... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: it can cause more swelling but sometimes is necessary to avoid lumps in some cases.
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
One Week: Most docs recommend two weeks of protected sex to avoid unwanted pregnancy to be on the safe side. The medication usually goes into effect after 1 wee... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: if you are using standard urine pregnancy tests it is possible that they are not sensitive enough and that you are not far enough along in a pregnancy... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Normal Changes: It would be nice to know some more information about you in order to give an accurate answer. In general menstruation can fluctuate especially if you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes and yes: Depending on your comorbidities (other diseases) that may cause immunocompromised states, you COULD get a bone infection after a break which COULD res... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: severe kidney infections can results in blood stream bacterial infections which can become very dangerous if left untreated. Symptoms of systemic "blo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Belotero vs Juve: Their are different indications for each filler although sometimes they can overlap. Best to have your injector determine which you are a candidate fo... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Overdose: Acetaminophen or paracetamol has a max dose per 24hrs of 4g or (4000mg) In the US this has been decreased to 3000mg. You could end up with liver failu... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Most likely: Most likely a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, or lymphnode. Difficult to say without an in person examination. Usually these are not dangerous but can cause s... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Need Urgent Eval: With your symptoms, you need to seek out medical attention immediately to rule out pregnancy (especially if you are sexually active, which I do not kn... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Need GI: Sounds like two problems: Upper GI and Lower GI. Bleeding in your age range is usually hemorrhoidal disease (as your GP stated). Upper GI could be gas... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Tonsolith and Fever: Tonsoliths or "stones" can be troublesome if they block the outflow of the tonsil. They are usually caused by natural bacteria build up but can develo... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Inflammation: "Soreness" or inflammation of the musculature is an expected response to working out. If he is in good shape and doesn't feel any "popping" or "tearin... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Hmmm: First, please stop bending that finger backwards! If there is a break (which I doubt) you could displace it or make it worse. Breaks typically hurt a ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
In general: In general appendicitis usually does not have diarrhea (although I have seen it before) and has intense abd pain typically in the right lower abdomen.... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Age and Location: Typically in your age range the cause is most likely mild inflammation impinging on the sensory nerve or possible nerve injury. This inflammation or i... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Problem safe: Left temple pain can come from many causes, the more common including grinding teeth at night (TMJ like syndrome). If you have any vision changes you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes...: I usually do not recommend Afrin (oxymetazoline) (or like medication) for more than 2 days. You risk a rebound congestion. Typically for flying and si... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
If it is a cyst: If it is a cyst (sebaceous cyst) it will need to be removed surgically (usually can be done in office) if it bothers you are becomes troublesome. From... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Agree: 8-10 units for forehead and additionally 20units between the eyes for 11 lines. This would be a complete forehead treatment in my eyes. Usually use 30... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Now: There are many things that can cause pain down your right side. Without a complete history and physical exam I cannot give you insight. If you pain is... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Follow up with Doc: If you had pain during the injection it is possible the nerve was damaged by the needle. Another option is that the filler has pushed on surrounding v... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Blinski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Blinski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 18, 2015
Answered really fast
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for taking the time to reply. I really appreciate. I will have it check by my doctor as soon as possible, but at least, thanks to you, I have peace of ...Read More
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Thank you. I did go to after hours clinic and have a yeast infection in my throat from antibiotics given during surgery.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I suffer panic disorder and it feels like anti depress meds

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St Matthew's University, Grand Cayman
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

HARRIS HOSPITAL
Completed 2011

Residency

HOBOKEN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2014

Awards

chief resident hoboken university medical center
lisz award
Top Family Physician, First Place, New York - Winter
2015

Affiliations

Mt Sinai Hospital

Publications

Diabetic Wounds and Admission rates for infection
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