Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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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Dr. Waguespack's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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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
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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
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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 of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
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
Excision of Femur or Knee
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
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
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Pain
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
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 Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease

About Me


"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, ...


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

Board Certifications


  • 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


  • Spanish
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD
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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