Dr. Alexis M. Waguespack, MD

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Dr. Alexis M. Waguespack, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Female

Spine Care Medical Group 1849 Barataria Blvd Ste C, Marrero, LA 70072 Get Directions

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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (17)
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      Specialties

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

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Degenerative Spine Disorders
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Nerve Pain
      • Neuritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Radiculitis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spinal Compression Fracture
      • Spinal Cord Disorders
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Instability
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • 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
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spine Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans

        Completed in 1992

      • Residency Hospital
        Louisiana State Med Sch

        Completed in 1991

        Medical Center Of Louisiana-New Orleans

        Completed in 1997

      • Fellowship Hospital
        San Francisco Spine Inst

        Completed in 1998

      • Undergraduate School
        Louisiana State Univ

        Graduated in 1985

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Waguespack's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Waguespack's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

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      Dr. Waguespack says...

      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.