About Dr. Alexis
Isaac Alexis, M.D., holds a postdoctoral certification in trauma surgery from Cornell University and has worked in neurobiology at Columbia University for the past 20 years. Dr. Alexis has featured on CBS and Fox News as a physician media correspondent, reaching an audience of more than 1.2 million people to enlighten them about the growing opiates and alcohol intoxication.
Dr. Alexis’s book, Life and Death Behind the Brick and Razor-Code Red Diamond, relays his experiences as a physician in correctional medical facilities while also challenging teenagers to make better decisions to avoid the perils of incarceration. It also sheds light on the common problems of correctional facility and the overall wellness of life after it.
Dr. Alexis has served as Medical Director at the Department of Justice, as Director of Infection Control and as chair of the quality improvement medical committee for a Public Health Corps hospital in Michigan. He served as an attending physician in emergency medicine and hospitalist, seeing firsthand the effects of opiates addiction. Dr. Alexis has also served as Medical Director of an addiction treatment center in West Virginia, helping to save hundreds of patients from fatal overdoses and has worked in medical missions in Trinidad, Grenada and St. Vincent’s. Dr. Alexis also had a One-on-One Medical Consortium with Eric Kandel, M.D., New York Presbyterian Hospital, (Winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine, 2000).
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