Dr. Brent Alford, MD

Dr. Brent Alford, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Brent Alford, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1900 Mistletoe Blvd Ste 200

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(817) 878-5333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alford performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Alford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Alford's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alford "Dr. Brent Alford was born on the 7th of June, 1968 in Austin, Texas. After earning a major in Finance from the University of Texas, Dr. Alford went on to receive his Medical Degree from UT Southwestern. He then started his residency in June of 1995 at the Division of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alford's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alford to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Alford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had a bulging disc in my lower back. Instead of just removing the bulging part he removed the whole disc. I had horrible pain for over a year because of his incompetence. I ended up with a wonderful Dr., who did disc replacement surgery, but because of the year I went without a disc in my back I...more
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Dr Alford and his staff are great!!!!
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Dr Alford has Rodney his PA see you first & obtain a detailed medical history. Dr Alford spent time listening & reviewing past records & wasted no time in getting additional test to determine what the current situation is. He explained things in simple terms. He has come highly recommended from...more
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Dr. Alford was professional and courteous. I have some complicated spine issues of unknown origin, and am facing another procedure in a different state...however my experience with Dr. Alford and the clinic has me trying to plan on having the procedure done by him in Fort Worth. When you are facing...more
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I had developed disabling pain in my left leg in an L4 distribution. Had L4-5 discectomy 30 years ago for acute disc rupture. Following a traumatic injury (complete avulsion of left hamstring muscles), orthopedic care and PT didn't resolve the pain issue. Referred to Dr. Alford who expanded the...more
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