Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(44)
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Dr. Jaime Alvarez, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Fort Myers, FL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

12700 Creekside Ln Ste 101

Fort Myers, FL 33919

Contact Information

(239) 432-0774

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 3 More

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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"
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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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
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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 Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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

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 of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
4.3
based on 44 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

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 Comments (7)

in Fort Myers, FL |
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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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.
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in Fort Myers, FL |
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...more
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Such a nice office to visit.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alvarez accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Alvarez has admitting privileges

Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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