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Dr. Alejandro Betancourt, MD

Dr. Alejandro Betancourt, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 53


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


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(956) 425-3706

Dr. Betancourt accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Betancourt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Betancourt treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Betancourt treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Betancourt treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Betancourt treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Betancourt treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Betancourt treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Betancourt's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • 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
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Pr School Of Med
Residency Hospital
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Betancourt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Betancourt

1.9

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Alejandro Betancourt, MD
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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...Read 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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