Dr. Jorge Alvernia, MD

Dr. Jorge Alvernia, MD

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Dr. Jorge Alvernia, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Monroe, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Pontifical University Javeriana / Faculty Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.Read his story

2408 Duval Dr Ste 2

Monroe, LA 71201

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
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Dr. Alvernia's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Drug Pump for Spasticity
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Alvernia is a Board certified neurosurgeon who is internationally educated and trained. After graduating with honors from medical school, Dr. Alvernia completed his neurosurgical residency at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Addi...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2004
    Universite Claude Bernard Lyon I
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2000
    Pontifical University Javeriana / Faculty Of Medicine
    2000
  • 1993
    Pontifical University Javeriana / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alvernia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvernia

4.8

Based on 85 reviews

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I had a synovial cyst on my spine and didn't know until my MRI results. I had back pain/issues most of the latter part of my life. Injections in my spine would not have helped. The only thing that helped was a steroid pack then the pain came right back. My only option was surgery which I had a 2...Read More
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My surgery went much better than expected this second time around. Dr. Alvernia was very thorough and explained all of my options along with imaging before he came to definite answer to what I needed to have done. Everything went well and I am not without pain.
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My brother had an appointment, that very day he called and refused to help my brother whom is in dire need of surgery. Tried to force him to go see another doctor that he was unable to make the ride to see twice already as it was just too far to go in his condition. I've never seen such cruelty and...Read More
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Dr. Alvernia is a thorough physician when it comes to patient care. Dr. Alvernia explained in detail what I needed to have done and even drew a picture to help me understand better. I really appreciate the fact that he made sure that my overall health was strong enough to withstand surgery. The...Read More
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I never felt rushed when I was in his office. Took a lot of time explaining the procedure and recovery.
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