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Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Alexander

Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scarborough, ME and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(207) 885-0011

Dr. Alexander accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Alexander's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 95% of his peers

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Spondylolisthesis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Dr. Alexander's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scarborough, ME and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Emory University School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Columbia Presbyn Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Nih Surgery Neur Branch
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Columbia Presbyn Med Center
Internship Hospital
1985
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1997
1992
1987
1986
1985

Awards

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

3.0

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
40%
(6)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
40%
(6)

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Dr Alexander very successfully performed my spinal fusion with care and a high level of medical skill.
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does not listen to your questions. talks over you. will not your questions.
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