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Dr. Anthony Alastra, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Alastra

Dr. Anthony Alastra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.


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(760) 416-4566

Dr. Alastra accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alastra's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alastra treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Alastra treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alastra treats Spondylosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Alastra treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alastra treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Alastra treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Alastra's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

About Me

Dr. Alastra is committed to providing superior surgical and clinical care to all.  He is a firm believer in a team-approach based care plan.  This can include a patient's primary care provider, neurologists, pain management specialists, phy...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alastra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alastra

4.6

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
86.84210526315789%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
7.894736842105263%
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Dr. Alastra performed life changing surgery on me 8 years ago tomorrow. He is an amazing surgeon, with a great bedside manner and made me feel comfortable and confident throughout the entire process.
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He was very straightforward and very informative
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He was great
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Overall professionalism, gave me all the information I need on my procedure
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He explains everything in detail and gave me options
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