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Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Alvarez

Southwest Florida Neurosurgical & Rehab Associates

12700 Creekside Ln Ste 101 Fort Myers, FL 33919

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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

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary 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 57 reviews

5 Stars
84.21052631578948%
(48)
4 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
1 Star
12.280701754385966%
(7)

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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I have a long history of back issues since 2000. 2001 first disk shaved down L3-4 never got full relief due to a spondy L 5 -s1 i was fussed in 2009 in Ny ended up with scare tissue so was never right.. also stenosis started getting worse lived on pain management. moved to Fl found pain guy... he sent me to 2 nuros. both said i was bad but lose 50 pounds. got to the point i could barley walk with a cane i found Dr Alvarez. i am just shy of 2 weeks post op and walking This is you guy.
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Verygood.
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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 pain I had for several months has completely gone away.
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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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So far we've seen Dr. Alvarez twice and both times he was incredibly informative as was his P.A. Couldn't have asked for a more thorough exam and conversation. Praying the surgery goes well
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Excellent care, excellent results! Pain free, for the first time in 6 months! Dr. Alvarez and staff are amazing! (care at Gulf Coast Hospital was also excellent! Thank you, Dr. Alvarez!
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Staff was amazing from beginning to end! I am extremely happy.
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Doc Alvarez and staff are at the top of the game. Awesome from start to finish. Took great care of me. I would recommend them to anyone looking for help within their field of service. A++++++.
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i havent felt this good in years , doctor and staff was perfect.
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all services were good.
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My options were clearly outlined and explained to me. Dr. Alvarez was straight forward and to the point. Holly in surgical scheduling was extremely helpful in getting my lab work set up to accommodate my time due to living 80 miles away.
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My experience has been excellent. Dr. Alvarez shows concern about all aspects of my issues and is able to resolve them. My surgery and care went very well with no problems. Dr. Alvarez and his staff always takes great care of me.
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my experience with this office and all who work here has been great.
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PERFECT SURGERY RESULTS!! TOTALLY PAIN FREE UPON WAKING IN RECOVERY ROOM. NO MORE SCIATICA. DR.ALVAREZ PERFECTLY COMMUNICATED BEFORE AND AFTER THE PROCEDURE. THE OFFICE STAFF COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE MORE EFFICIENT OR ACCOMMODATING. HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE TOTALLY SMOOTH WITH EXEMPLARY CARE. NURSING STAFF RESPONDED TO THE 'BUTTON' WITHIN 1-2 MINUTES. EVEN THE FOOD WAS GOOD. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE ENTIRE SYSTEM. THANK YOU. NO MORE SCIATICA!!!
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Such a nice office to visit.
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Spent more time with NP then him. Dr Alvarez was in the room maybe 3 mintes. Inaccurately stated what MRI report says. I am an RN and this was a waste of time! Have already one surgeon stating I need surgery...he says my back looks great!???
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The staff and Dr.Alvarez was awesome I am very happy with surgery.
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