Dr. Michael Alexander, MD

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Dr. Michael Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Cedars-Sinai Neurosurgery Department 127 S San Vicente Blvd # A, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Get Directions

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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He saved my wife's life after she suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage in November of 2013. He calls my wife the miracle patient, but it takes someone who creates miracles in the first place to put a title on his patient. He is without question, an OUTSTANDING surgeon.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Alexander's Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Alexander says..

Dr. Alexander is world renowned in the treatment of complex cerebral aneurysms and neurovascular pathologies associated with stroke.  He has been involved in many of the cutting edge clinical trials with the most up to date technologies available, and has been an invited neurosurgical conference lecturer in 25 countries over 6 continents.

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  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Dissection
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm

Procedures Performed

Dr. Alexander says..

Patient safety is the number one priority.  Publicly availble databases confirm that our practice has one of the lowest complication rates for neurovascular procedures in the country.

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  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vascular Surgery
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    U.C.L.A. Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Barrow Neurological Institute

    Completed in 1999

    U.C.L.A. Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola University

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Named one of Best Doctors in America, voted top 5 percent of physicians by peers, 2010-2011
    • Name one of Southern Californias Super Doctors in Los Angeles Magazine, 2008-2011
    • Named one of Americas Top Surgeons in Neurosurgery by Consumer Research Council, 2007-2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Alexander's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Alexander's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Alexander

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Alexander's Care Philosophy

As a dual trained Cerebrovascular surgeon and Endovascular neurosurgeon, Dr. Alexander discusses the treatment options with the patients and their families to ensure they are fully informed regarding their choices for treatment.

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Dr. Alexander says...

Dr. Alexander is world renowned in the treatment of complex cerebral aneurysms and neurovascular pathologies associated with stroke.  He has been involved in many of the cutting edge clinical trials with the most up to date technologies available, and has been an invited neurosurgical conference lecturer in 25 countries over 6 continents.

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Dr. Alexander says...

Patient safety is the number one priority.  Publicly availble databases confirm that our practice has one of the lowest complication rates for neurovascular procedures in the country.