Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

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Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD
Dr. Thomas Alexander is a neurotologist and skull base surgeon with expertise in the treatment of tumors of the skull base and complex problems related to the ear. He is board-certified in both Neurotology and Otolaryngology. Dr. Alexander specializes in the treatment of skull base tumors such as acoustic neuromas, glomus tumors, meningiomas, and other cranial nerve schwannomas. He has expertise in surgery for restoration of hearing, including cochlear implants, stapedectomy, ossicular reconstruction, Baha implants, and implantable hearing aids. Dr. Alexander received his MD degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He also completed advanced training in clinical research and received a Master of Health Sciences degree through a joint program with the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the National Institutes of Health. He completed his otolaryngology residency and advanced fellowship training in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at UC San Diego.

9350 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Ear Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Meniere's Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

Dr. Alexander does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • UCSD
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • UCSD - Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • UCSD - Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alexander has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Alexander's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Alexander accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alexander has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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