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Dr. George Alsina, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Alsina

Dr. George Alsina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.


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(910) 799-2262

Dr. Alsina accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Alsina's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alsina treats Spondylosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Alsina treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alsina treats Myelopathy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Alsina treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alsina treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Alsina treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Alsina's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alsina's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alsina

4.2

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5 Stars
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1 Star
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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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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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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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