Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

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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

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Biography

Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with Gulf Coast Medical Center.

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

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based on 39 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Alvarez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Fort Myers, FL |
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.
in Fort Myers, FL |
my experience with this office and all who work here has been great.
in Fort Myers, FL |
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!!!
in Fort Myers, FL |
Such a nice office to visit.
in Lake Placid, FL |
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!???
in Fort Myers, FL |
The staff and Dr.Alvarez was awesome I am very happy with surgery.
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Dr. Alvarez's 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 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

Dr. Alvarez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions

    Graduated in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Hospital Of Cleveland

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis