Dr. Michael Alexander, MD

Dr. Michael Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Michael Alexander, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

127 S San Vicente Blvd # A

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alexander's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Brain Aneurysm more than 95% of his peers

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

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Aneurysm more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Thrombosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Alexander's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Stroke
Aneurysm
Aneurysm Clipping
Aneurysm Embolization
Aneurysm Stenting
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Bone Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Aneurysm Embolization
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Dissection
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cavernous Malformation Brain
Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Skull Base Surgery
Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Craniotomy for Aneurysm
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
Hemifacial Spasm
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vascular Surgery
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Meningiomas
Microvascular Decompression
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pituitary Surgery
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Surgery
Skull Base Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vein of Galen Aneurysm

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
U.C.L.A. Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1998
U.C.L.A. Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Loyola University
Undergraduate School
2000
1999
1998
1992
1991
1985

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.6

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
88.88888888888889%
(24)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
1 Star
7.407407407407407%
(2)

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My heroe , thank you Dr. Michael Alexander for Savingb my life, God bless you.
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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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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
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Options PPO
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