Dr. Gerald Alexander, MD

Dr. Gerald Alexander, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Gerald Alexander, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Orange, CA. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

280 S Main St Ste 200

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 486-1071

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 77% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Alexander'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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22  Procedures

  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Center For Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
42 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Alexander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Excellent surgeon. He's done 2 surgeries on me. 2013 lower back 4 fusions. Great outcome. He gave me my life back! February 2017 he did my T7-C1 fusion. Excellent outcome.
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My experience with Dr. Alexander and his staff was fantastic. I'm 3 months removed from my surgery and feel great. The staff was attentive and responsive and my procedure went about as smooth as possible. Four of my friends have had a great experience with Dr. Alexander as well. I feel very blessed...more
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I had had my 1st back surgery for scoliosis at 16; fused 4 vertebrae. I've always had back pain and was hunched over. I didn't realize I was learning forward because of the side-view of my spine. Dr. Alexander fused the 2 vertebra below my initial surgery w/ an angled piece. I was very nervous...more
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Dr. Alexander performed a successful Microdiscectomy on my L5-S1 approximately 6 weeks ago. I suffered from Sciatica on my R-Side for about 6 months and was bedridden towards the end. I knew I needed surgery. I had consults with 2 other surgeons before I met with Dr. Alexander. Three of our...more
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The office staff is amazing and friendly. But I waited a long time & watched others with appointments after mine be seen and leave prior to the Dr seeing me. I was in excruciating pain, but he was numb to this. He was cocky and bragged he was the only doctor who will give me the correct evaluation....more
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