Dr. Michael Alexander, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

Dr. Michael Alexander, MD
Dr. Michael Alexander, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Alexander is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.

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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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    Patient Comments (2)
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    My heroe , thank you Dr. Michael Alexander for Savingb my life, God bless you.
    in Chatsworth, CA |
    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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    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Stroke
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • 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


    • 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

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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