Dr. Alexander Poisik, MD

Dr. Alexander Poisik, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

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Dr. Alexander Poisik, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spinal Fusion
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Poisik's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Poisik "Dr. Poisik is an established neurosurgeon in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. His areas of expertise include surgical treatment of neurological conditions and injuries. Dr. Poisik treats a wide variety of brain and spine conditions, including brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, head and spine fractures and herniated discs. During his residency, Dr. Poisik was named the Intramural Spine Fellow in Complex Spinal Disorders. He is board-certified in neurosurgery. His professional affiliations include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Poisik is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated
  • The Emory Clinic/Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Neurosurgery, The Emory Clinic/Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Emory Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poisik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Alexander Poisik, MD
Doctor was on time; explained the condition I was experiencing and took the time for any questions I hadi
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Petar Muncan in Pompano Beach , FL – Jul 31, 2018
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Dr. Poisik is an excellent doctor. My experience with his surgery was perfect.
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Mariana Larrazabal in Coral Gables, FLorida – Mar 10, 2018
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Very professional, experienced, and knowledgeable
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V. Balaguer in Miami, Fl – Feb 28, 2018
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Great doctor. He was very thorough explaining my procedure (double ACDF with fusion) & also took the time explaining it again to my family who came in before I was taken into the OR. I was released same day with no neck collar, pain is managable & neck area is a bit swollen which is expected. ...Read More
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R.Perez in Miami, FL – Jan 16, 2018
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After having emergency neurological surgery for cerebral bleeding I would emphatically recommend Dr. Poisik for anyone who has a need for his talents and skills. Professional, thorough, and kind.
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