Dr. Susanne Fix, MD

Dr. Susanne Fix, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Susanne Fix, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from West Virginia University in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read her story

4100 Lake Otis Pkwy Ste 320

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 563-4810

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
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more than 76% of peers
Low Back Pain
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more than 76% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 67% of peers

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Dr. Fix's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fix "Dr. Susanne Fix received her Doctorate of Medicine from the West Virginia University School of Medicine. She completed her residency with the University of Louisville affiliated hospitals, and her fellowship with the Leatherman Spine Institute. Dr. Fix is board-certified with the American Board of Neurologic Surgeons, and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, SOLAS- the Society of Lateral Access Surgery, and the Alaska State Medical Association. Dr. Fix is the General Surgery Chair at Providence Alaska Medical Center, and affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital, Alaska Native Medical Center, Alaska Surgery Center, Geneva Woods Surgery Center, Alaska CyberKnife Center, and Alaska Gamma Knife Center and St. Elias Rehab Hospital. She is also a mentor with the Gifted Mentorship program through the Alaska School District."

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fix has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fix's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fix to family and friends
25 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Fix's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I started seeing Dr. Fix in Nov. '17 after 20+ years of chronic back pain. Our first meeting was rushed but pleasant. My second appointment showed me a caring person with only my best interests in mind. We discussed surgery, but she guided me to my own physical therapist for treatment. I highly...more
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Dr. Fix changed and saved my life! I was suffering from debilitating, nerve and lumbar pain; the kind of pain that affects every aspect of your life. She performed a two-level fusion and laminectomy that has completely eliminated the pain that was consuming me. I am so grateful for the outstanding...more
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I had three spinal surgeries by Dr. Susanne Fix and it was the absolute worst decision of my life. I ended up going back and forth from Wasilla for 15 months for an incision that wouldn't heal and was never told of the "wound clinic" I ended up being septic and diagnosed with MRSA. I survived that...more
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Took my daughter to Dr Fix in July 2015. She was 7. I needed a new doctor in AK. After an hour with dr Fix she said my daughter needs an MRI. Also an X-ray. I said I was invented the MRI would set her shunt to zero. She said it was necessary. She called me once. I set up the MRI and was never...more
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After consulting with countless Neurosurgeons in the NW and having my neck fused twice before, Dr Fix and staff were a godsend. I so wish I would have come across her before visiting so many others that just treated you as a file and a dollar sign . I remember one of her first statements to me...more
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