Dr. George Alsina, MD

Dr. George Alsina, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. George Alsina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.

2800 Ashton Dr Ste 200

Wilmington, NC 28412

Contact Information

(910) 799-2262

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 92% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alsina "There is more to a patient than a film and a diagnosis. We strive to improve quality of life by addressing disease of the brain and spine, tailoring treatment to the patient's specific needs."

6  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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 North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alsina has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alsina's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alsina

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

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The most uncaring doctor I have ever had to deal with. This so called doctor performed surgery on my father and never followed up for a month after the surgery. At that point my dad had problems. We called many times before the first visit and he just gave new meds to him. 1 entire month ??? does...Read More
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cherylyn berrio in Wilmington, NC – Apr 22, 2018
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He was very helpful and considerate. He assisted me with getting Social Security disability and I didn't even know it. His PA staff of Nate and Kate are very nice and professional. All three of taking the time to give full explanations and reasons for new procedures that are explained greatly. Dr....Read More
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John Torcaso in Jacksonville – May 26, 2016
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Explains your condition and treatment options very clearly. Very friendly and made me feel extremely comfortable speaking to him. Did not rush through anything the way most doctors do. Learned more about my condition with one session with Dr. Alsina than I did from the other four doctors I had been...Read More
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