Dr. James Alvis, MD

Dr. James Alvis, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. James Alvis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norman, OK and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2412 Palmer Cir Ste 220

Norman, OK 73069

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Alvis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvis treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Alvis treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvis treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Alvis treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvis treats Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Alvis treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Alvis' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Alvis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norman, OK and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

1995
University Of Utah
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Eastern Va Grad School Med
Residency Hospital
1989
Carraway Meth Med Center
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
1994
1989
1988

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Dr. Alvis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvis

3.3

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(8)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
37.5%
(6)

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He's a talented surgeon, no doubt, but the follow-up care is not good. He's never examined me physically or gone over an MRI with me in the room, or anything. He just comes in, asks me how I feel, then I leave with a handful of scripts. The worst part are the inept office staff, who take weeks to...Read More
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D. ALuis is an amazing surgeon. He doesn't waste your time and listens to all your concerns. He's very knowledgeable and knew exactly what course of treatment to use in my case which resulted in a great outcome.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Alvis for the past 6 years. I have the utmost confidence in his abilities and his treatments.
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Care Network
Standard Network PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO