Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD

Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scarborough, ME and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

49 Spring St

Scarborough, ME 04074

Contact Information

(207) 885-0011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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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
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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)
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
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 21 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
    1997
  • 1992
    Columbia Presbyn Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1987
    Nih Surgery Neur Branch
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Columbia Presbyn Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    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%
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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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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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