Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
(20)
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Dr. Alexis Waguespack, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Marrero, LA. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. 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."
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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
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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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 Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 of recommending Dr. Waguespack to family and friends
4.3
based on 20 total reviews
Dr. Waguespack's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Waguespack accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Waguespack has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
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East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
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Ochsner Baptist
2700 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Saint Charles Surgical Hospital
1717 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
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