Dr. Christopher Alcala-Marquez, MD

Dr. Christopher Alcala-Marquez, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Christopher Alcala-Marquez, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

225 Smith Ave N Ste 200

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Contact Information

(612) 775-6275

Insurance Accepted

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

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more than 91% of peers
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more than 90% of peers
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more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Puerto Rico
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Twin Cities Spine Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alcala-Marquez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alcala-Marquez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alcala-Marquez to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Alcala-Marquez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very awesome physician. Dr. Alcala-Marquez was very good at explaining X-rays, MRI, CT images. Very thorough in explaining corrective and surgery procedures. Dr. Alcala-Marquez is very friendly, and always a bright cheery personality. Twin Cities Spine Center, Dr. Alcala-Marquez, surgery team, and...more
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I could write any other comment and tell you that this doctor knows what he is doing, he does but I am here to tell you who is his as person. Since I met Dr. Alcala-Marquez he has been nothing but kind to me and treated me as an equal. He has always approached me with Kindness,respect,and...more
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