Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Upstate Medical University/ College of Health Professions in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12700 Creekside Ln Ste 101

Fort Myers, FL 33919

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez "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 Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. His special interests at Southwest Florida Neurosurgical Associates include the treatment of brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, carotid stenosis, trauma to both the brain and spine"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Upstate Medical University/ College of Health Professions
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

4.4

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
82%
(41)
4 Stars
2%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2%
(1)
1 Star
14%
(7)

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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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Linda Lou in Sebring, FL – Jul 28, 2018
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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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G.C. in Fort Myers, FL – Jun 29, 2018
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Staff was amazing from beginning to end! I am extremely happy.
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Crystal Darling in Fort Myers, FL – May 19, 2018
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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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Christopher S Koehn in Fort Myers, FL – May 18, 2018
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i havent felt this good in years , doctor and staff was perfect.
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C.W.W. in Fort Myers, FL – Apr 11, 2018
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