Dr. Thomas Alost Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Alost Jr, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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60 y/o
(32)

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Dr. Thomas Alost Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.

Orthopaedic Surgeons Associates

4646 N Mesa St

El Paso, TX 79912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • El Paso First Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Alost Jr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alost Jr "Reconstructive Surgery to get your back in the game and restore your active lifestyle."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

94  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Louisiana State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System (Rio) Makoplasty Clinical Training
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alost Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alost Jr's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alost Jr to family and friends
32 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Alost Jr'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Excellent Doctor. Assistant personnel very nice. Only the reschedule personnel, this old lady is rude.
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I'm so glad I visited Dr. Alost Jr. He is very professional, skillful, and caring.all of his staff were very professional and friendly. If I could, I would rate him a 10 . Very pleased with the attention I received will definitely recommend to family and friends.
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Dr Alost was very attentive , kind , knowledgeable and funny. His Staff is friendly and prompt , I highly recommend him and his office.
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As far as this doctor's surgical and treatment skills are concerned I'd give 10 stars if this allowed it. HIS BUSINESS OFFICE on the other hand leaves A LOT to be desired. They over-collected my surgical co-pay by over $500 (which OF COURSE had to be paid up front) and are now telling me that by...more
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Dr Alost replaced both of my knees due to arthritis 3-months ago. It wasn't easy at first, but I am glad I had them done together. Dr Alost is advanced with his surgery and was very open in telling me what I would need to do before the surgery and why as well as what to expect after the surgery....more
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