Dr. Alejandro Betancourt, MD

Dr. Alejandro Betancourt, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alejandro Betancourt, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brownsville, TX. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Harlingen Spine

5700 N Expressway # 301

Brownsville, TX 78526
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Betancourt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Betancourt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Pr School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Betancourt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Betancourt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Betancourt to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Betancourt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have a lumbar Surgery with Dr Betancourt, with excellent results, but I mess up the Surgery when I get into a pool, messing up my Surgery. Dr Betancourt is a great Surgeon, dedicated to his patients.
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" possible" spine surgery. However, during the time I spent talking to him, he dozed off 3 times! Scary!!! reception incredibly hot...see . , . experience. ,
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Dr betancourt did surgery on me and now I am getting seizures and paralysis.I use to be able to walk 5 miles a day and I'd still have medication leftover.mow after he did surgery I was in recovery and had a surgery then i was paralyzed for days but the dr said it was me pretending and after that he...more
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He did not help me and will not take time to release me to the doctor my family physician wants me to see. Very lacadasical in response to patients.
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