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Specializes in Neurosurgery - Male - Age 60

2138 Langhorne Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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Dr. Alexander III's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery, 1991

Procedures Dr. Alexander III Performs

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  • Radiculopathy (not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis

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2 Malpractice Claims

  • Settlement  (6/8/2009)
  • Amount or Range: Average
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Settlement 
  • Amount or Range: Average
  • Nature of Complaint: Patient had slow recovery after worse deficit following redo brainstem decompression, claimed she was not advised of the degree of risk. Insurer recommended settlement to avoid potential cost of litigation.
  • State: Virginia
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/21/2010)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Eben Alexander, III; License # 30888

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The physician on 03-23-2009 entered into a Consent Order with the Virginia Board of Medicine related to the physician's treatment of two patients. The physician was issued a reprimand, imposed a fine, and required to complete continuing medical education in ethics and professionalism.

    The physician on 06-27-2007 with regard to the first patient mistakenly performed a diskectomy and fusion surgery for a herniated disc at C4-5 instead of at C5-6 and failed to inform the patient of this in a timely manner.

    The physician on 07-10-2007 with regard to the second patient mistakenly performed a diskectomy and fusion at C5-6 instead of at C6-7 and failed to follow-up in a timely manner on a postoperative x-ray report.

    The physician as of 09-21-2009 satisfied the terms and conditions of the 03-23-2009 Virginia Board Consent Order. The physician currently has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Virginia.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has entered into a Consent Order with the North Carolina Medical Board as follows:

    1. The physician has been issued a Reprimand by the board.
    2. The physician shall obey all laws and all rules and regulations governing the practice of medicine.
    3. The physician shall provide written notification to the board of any change in his residence and practice addresses within ten days.
    4. The physician shall meet with the board or members of the board for an interview upon the board's request.
  • State: North Carolina
  • Unknown  (6/16/2010)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Eben Alexander, III

    Nature of Complaint:

    Unknown at this time.

    Action Taken-Consent Order

    The physician has been issued a Reprimand by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.

  • State: Massachusetts

0 Board Actions

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

Education & Training

Medical School

Duke University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980

Fellowship Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital

Languages Spoken by Dr. Alexander III & Staff

  • English

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