Dr. Alexander T. Hawkins, MD

Dr. Alexander T. Hawkins, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 46 years old

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Neurosurgery is a fascinating, at times challenging, and rewarding profession. It is a humbling privilege to help people with serious neurologic and spinal problems. I try to educate my patients to the best of my ability about their medical problem and treatment alternatives. Like a friend, I want them to feel comfortable relating to any concerns or questions they may have.Read more

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Just yesterday Dr Hawkins performed a micro discetomy on me & I am having normal healing pain but my foot numbness & leg pain are much better! He made me feel very comfortable & at ease.
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Dr. Hawkins' Care Philosophy

Neurosurgery is a fascinating, at times challenging, and rewarding profession. It is a humbling privilege to help people with serious neurologic and spinal problems. I try to educate my patients to the best of my ability about their medical problem and treatment alternatives. Like a friend, I want them to feel comfortable relating to any concerns or questions they may have.

Dr. Hawkins says...

Dr. Hawkins is a general neurosurgeon with extensive expertise in surgical and nonsurgical treatment of brain and spinal cord disorders. He is accomplished in neurooncology, radiosurgery, cerebral vascular surgery, spinal surgery including minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery, functional neurosurgery and surgery for chronic pain conditions.

Dr. Hawkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Department Of Surgery, University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Neurological Surgery, University Of Louisville

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cerebral Revascularization
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Radio Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures

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