Dr. Alain deLotbinière, MD

Dr. Alain deLotbinière, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(15)
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Dr. Alain deLotbinière, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in White Plains, NY. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Read his story

4 Westchester Park Dr

White Plains, NY 10604

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 86% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. deLotbinière's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. deLotbinière "My approach to treating patients is first of all to give them my undivided attention.  To listen to them, to allow them to tell their story.  The examination and treatment should always flow from an understanding of who the patient is an individual, not simply seeing a patient as a set of symptoms.  Once trust has been established, it becomes much easier to explore the range of potential solutions, the point being that what is reasonable for one may not be the right solution for another person.  At all times it is the patient that comes first."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuritis
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Columbia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • McGill University / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • McGill U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. deLotbinière has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. deLotbinière's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. deLotbinière to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. deLotbinière's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Dr. d Lotbinière is amazing, he cured my daughter of Trigeminal Neuralgia, gave her life back when other ‘Specialists’/famous medical centers couldn’t.. Her MRIs showed no vessels near the nerve so not a candidate for MVD. Years of suffering and cyberknife radiation before we found Dr. d Lotbinière Dec ‘16. He viewed the images and saw they were low resolution! A new MRI showed an artery in contact with the nerve stimulating it w/ each heartbeat.! He operated Feb’17, and she is cured of TN 1&2!!
in new york |
I had the unfortunate experience of having my 1st back surgery with Dr. deLotbinere. My last visit with this surgeon I was told I’m “THE PRINCESS & THE PEA” because I still wasn’t feeling well. Since then I’ve had 5 other back surgeries to “fix” the first one. Everyone has different experiences with drs. Since then I’ve been to NYC specialist which I wish I’d had done it day 1. Im only in my 40’s and I can’t do many activities that I used too. I hope this helps.
in Tarrytown, NY |
I took my Mom to Dr. deLotbiniere for a neck pain consult. Dr. deLotbiniere is competent, experienced, knowledgeable, confident, and generous with his time. He listens to the patient. He does an exam. And most of all, he's friendly, outgoing and generous of spirit. To be perfectly honest, you end up walking out almost WANTING to have surgery just to have the experience of being treated by him. I'd add that my Mom is 94 y/o and he was extremely compassionate and considerate of her.
in Norwalk, CT |
Dr. deLotbiniere cured me of the debilitating headaches that I had been dealing with for 7 years. The level of care he provides is second to none. He puts patient care before money. The facility is clean and the staff courteous. When choosing a facility for my surgery he looked at what would be most convenient for me not him. Dr. deLotbiniere is always thinking about what is best for the patient. I can't recommend him enough or thank him enough for giving me my life back.
in Mamaroneck, NY |
Dr. de Lotbiniere is the best doctor I have ever met. His bed side matter is incredible. He told me exactly what to expect . The good and bad. I appreciated his honesty. I can honestly say Dr. de Lotbiniere saved my life. I went to many specialist in the best Hospitals. I even did over night trips trying to find relief. I suffer from CRPS. If you have this . You know how bad it can get. Dr. de Lotbiniere is at the top of his game. I wish all doctors could be like him. Pure Dedication.
in New Paltz, NY |
We were not impressed. It was obvious the dr had more important things to do than meet with us. His advice was out dated and old school
I am saddened to hear this. Contrary to what is claimed considerable time was spent with the patient and his family, explaining to them why it was important for the elderly family member to establish a permanent location - he was moving to another state - before proceeding with treatment, given the meticulous follow up needed. The comments were in fact posted by a frustrated daughter, not the "Robert" who was cited as living in New Paltz. She declined to return my calls.
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