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Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Alvarez

Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(239) 432-0774

Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

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Assurant Health
AvMed
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
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Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Medical Mutual of Ohio
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UnitedHealthCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 98% 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
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Pathological Spine Fracture more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Alvarez, Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, joined Southwest Florida Neurosurgical Associates in 1999. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American College of Spine Surgeons, the C...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Hospital Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1992
Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
Medical School
1992

Awards

Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

4.4

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
83.63636363636364%
(46)
4 Stars
1.8181818181818181%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.8181818181818181%
(1)
1 Star
12.727272727272727%
(7)

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When you are having someone operate on your spine you want someone like Dr. Alvarez to do the operation as he answers all the questions with common sense answers. During the office visits and the visits in the hospital he was very professional and I'm completely satisfied with the results as the...Read More
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Dr. Alvarez and his staff are very professional and kind. He performed my lower back surgery in April 2018, implanting a rod and screws, and I started back to work mid September 2018 after not working for 2 yrs.; I am forever grateful.
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Ddr Alvarez was amazing, His staff was helpful and made me comfortable even when pain levels were extreme prior to my surgery. i have had zero pain since the surgery Thank you Doc
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Dr. Alvarez was the only doctor who believed he could fix me. I waited 13 years to be fixed, the doctor was amazing and so is the staff at the office and hospital
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My experience could not have been better. Everyone went above and beyond.
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