Dr. Brent Alford, MD

Dr. Brent Alford, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(24)
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Dr. Brent Alford, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alford to family and friends
3.8
based on 24 total reviews (5 with 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)

Burleson, TX |
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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in arlington, TX |
Dr Alford and his staff are great!!!!
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in Ft Worth |
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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in Portland, OR |
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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in Fort Worth, TX |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alford accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alford has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White - Fort Worth
1400 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth
1800 Park Place Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76110
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Medical City Fort Worth
900 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
1301 Pennsylvania Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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