Dr. Peter A. Alexander, MD

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Dr. Peter A. Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

1651 N Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23229 Get Directions
(804) 288-8248

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Dr. Alexander specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Richmond, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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      4.3 based on 22 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Richmond, VA |
      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 you Dr. Alexander,
      in Henrico, VA |
      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.
      in Richmond, Va |
      After a year of various workups to determine my calf and hamstring pain etiology, Dr Alexander saw something that other specialists missed on my various MRIs, Xrays & CT scans. So glad I trusted Healthgrades to find the right Neurologist!
      in Glen Allen, VA |
      I would definitely recommend Doctor Peter Alexander to anyone needing neurosurgey. He has previously operated on me twice - once of my neck with Doctor Van, and once on my lower back. I recently had a MRI and Dr. Alexander stated that I did not need surgery, so I have been getting shots in my lower back, and are definitely helping. Dr. Stephen Long gives me the shots in my back. He is a true professional and respect him to the highest. Ronald Germaine
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Neurosurgery

      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
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • 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)
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pituitary Gland Cancer
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skull Base Tumor
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Torticollis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Brain Surgery
      • Brain Tumor Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Disc Replacement
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
      • Skull Base Surgery
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Tumor Surgery
      • Spine Surgery
      • Stereotactic Surgery
      • Stereotaxis
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 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

      • Medical School
        New York University School Of Med New York Ny

        Graduated in 1996

      • Internship Hospital
        Baylor College Of Med
      • Residency Hospital
        Neurological Surgery

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • 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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      Experience with Dr. Alexander

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients