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The Navy Yard Welcomes: Dr. Alexander Poor, MD

The Navy Yard and Vincera Institute are pleased to welcome Alexander Poor, MD to the Vincera Institute’s physicians’ clinic. Dr. Poor specializes in minimally invasive surgery, and treatment for hernias and other related conditions. Dr. Poor earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and completed his residency in General Surgery under Dr. William Meyers at Drexel University College of Medicine. He has participated in several basic science and clinical research studies, as well as contributed to book chapters. Dr. Poor serves as associate director of research at Vincera, focusing on basic science and clinical research that advances understanding of core anatomy and the pathophysiology of its associated injuries.

Dr. Alexander Poor, Vincera Institute

Dr. Alexander Poor, Vincera Institute

To set up an appointment with Dr. Alexander Poor, call267-592-3200 or email

Treatment for conditions including:

  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Complex Abdominal Wall Hernia
  • Diastasis Recti
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Pain
  • Nerve Entrapment


About Vincera:
Vincera Institute is a comprehensive facility dedicated to core health and performance. Vincera’s specialized treatment programs cater to all level athletes from the onset of their injury, through diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Their team of internationally recognized physicians and highly trained specialists work together to get you back to pain free life. Vincera houses physicians’ clinics; an ambulatory surgery center; an imaging facility; physical therapy; conditioning and performance; yoga therapy; acupuncture; alternative and complementary therapies; nutritional services; chiropractic services; education; basic and clinical research; and Vincera Foundation, an non-profit that supports research, education and community outreach to at-risk inner city youth.

Navy Yard

The Navy Yard is considered the most successful redevelopment of a former military facility in the country and today is a growing community where companies and their employees thrive. Future growth will support up to 10 million square feet of commercial and residential development.