Dr. Brent T. Alford, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 46

1900 Mistletoe Blvd Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Dr. Alford's Experience

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Dr. Alford's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Alford Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Alford Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth
1400 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth
750 12th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute
Main Office
1900 Mistletoe Blvd Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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    Dr. Alford's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 2005
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
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    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Alford

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alford & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Alford's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth

    • Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alford

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alford to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Alford's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Alford
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Alford accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • Priority Health
    • State Farm
    • Travelers
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Worker's Compensation
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    Office Locations

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    Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute
    Main Office
    1900 Mistletoe Blvd Suite 200
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    (817) 878-5333 (Office)
    (817) 878-5334 (Fax)
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