Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, interventional spine medicine, and more.Read her story

1849 Barataria Blvd Ste C

Marrero, LA 70072

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Rib Fracture
normal
more than 83% of peers
Scoliosis
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Waguespack's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Waguespack "I was born and raised in New Orleans, and I am proud to be a trusted resource for patients with pain and disability due to degeneration, trauma, deformity, infection, or cancer of the spine. My approach incorporates conservative treatments first, but if surgery is necessary, I specialize in minimally invasive procedures. I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon and member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

74  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Louisiana State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Louisiana State Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Medical Center Of Louisiana-New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • San Francisco Spine Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waguespack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waguespack's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Waguespack

4.3

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(3)

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What People Say About Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD
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Dr. A. Waguespack has saved me twice from being a parapalegic. Lower spine surgery about 8 years ago, after being bedridden four months, inserted rods & bolts & I was up walking soon after operation. Oct2017 Dr. Waguespack saved me again from being parapalegic-several vertebrea about to pierce my...Read More
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