Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
(21)
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Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 21 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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Waguespack's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waguespack treats Scoliosis more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Waguespack treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waguespack treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Waguespack treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waguespack treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Waguespack treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Waguespack's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"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, ...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Waguespack's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Waguespack

4.3

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
76.19047619047619%
(16)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(3)

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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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Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC