Dr. Alessandro Speciale, MD

Dr. Alessandro Speciale, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Alessandro Speciale, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Annapolis, MD and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2000 Medical Pkwy Ste 101

Annapolis, MD 21401

Contact Information

(410) 268-8862

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Speciale'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.

Dr. Speciale's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Speciale "Dr.Speciale's interest lies in full spectrum care of the spine and its disorders. After completing a fellowship in spine surgery at Duke University in Durham, NC, he joined the Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in September of 2000. Since his arrival, he has performed over 3000 spine operations. He was Board Certified in July 2002 and recertified in 2011 by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. In 2011 he was named the medical director of the Anne Arundel Medical Center Spine Program.An undergraduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, Dr. Speciale graduated with honors from the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC in 1994. He went on to complete a five year orthopaedic surgery residency at GW before his fellowship year at Duke."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • George Washington Med Ctrq
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • George Washington Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Speciale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Speciale's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Speciale to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Speciale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Speciale has been my surgeon for many years. He is brilliant and has an amazing bedside manor.
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Dr. Speciale performed a LLIF spinal fusion on me I June 2017. I am a week after surgery and have yet to need any kind of pain medication. Excellent surgeon. Great bedside manner. I did my research and his name kept coming up. Easy decision for me. I travelled over 3.5 hrs one way to have Dr....more
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Dr. Speciale is an excellent Doctor and has a wonderful bedside manner. He took a lot of time explaining the procedure and was very clear and thoughtful during all our visits. After just a few weeks post surgery I was feeling like a new person.
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I am very pleased with the surgery that Dr. Speciale. Today marks 5 weeks and I feel great. Five months ago I fell down 13 steps and broke my back in 2 places, my breast bone and my ring finger on my right hand. Today I am out of my upper brace and have literally little pain. The attention to my...more
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