Dr. Peter Alexander, MD

Dr. Peter Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Peter Alexander, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Med New York Ny in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1651 N Parham Rd

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 288-8248

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alexander performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Alexander's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School Of Med New York Ny
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Neurological Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alexander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Although, I’m a fairly new patient of Dr. Alexander, I must say that so far I’m truly impressed. His bedside manners are remarkable. He thoroughly explained my condition and what to expect at my upcoming surgery. He truly eased my mind and made me feel comfortable.
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Very competent surgeon. Dr. Alexander gave me life back. I was pain free within 48 hours of surgery. Two months later, I am 100% healthy.
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It is a shame that a doctor's reputation can be put in jeopardy by the inept members of his staff, but that is most certainly the case here. Dr. Alexander couldn't be better but all members of his office and nursing staff are rude, lazy, and overall burdens to his practice. I requested medical...more
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Dr. Alexander has the best bed side manners with his patient and their family. He cares about his patient and explains everything from beginning to end. I would recommend him to anyone. His knowledge of how to make you better comes from really caring about you and the love of his profession. Thank...more
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He is amazing and has great bedside manner. He listens well. He made sure I understood what was going on. He showed that he cared and that I understood my options, as well as how my decision would effect me and my life.
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