Dr. Uel Alexis, MD

Dr. Uel Alexis, MD

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Dr. Uel Alexis, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 2009 and specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine.Read his story

1360 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10305

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MagnaCare

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Dr. Alexis' Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Alexis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alexis "Dr. Uel J. Alexis, M.D. is a board certified anesthesiologist and a specialist in minimally invasive spine and pain procedures. While attending The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, he performed graduate level research with the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Neuroscience Department. Upon graduation, he enrolled in medical school at the University of Texas in San Antonio. He completed his internship in surgery and his residency in anesthesiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He mastered ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks for orthopedic surgeries on hips, knees and the upper extremity. Dr. Alexis completed an Invasive Pain Management Fellowship at The Mount Sinai Hospital, where he served as the Chief Administrative Fellow. Dr. Alexis first appreciated the significant consequences of chronic pain in cancer patients while performing clinical research at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. The close relationships he built with his patients provided an intimate look on how the burdening nature of chronic disease can affect a patient’s quality of life, interfere with their ability to perform basic activities of daily living and result in physical disability. This stirred a unique passion in him to serve this overlooked population and focus his medical pursuits to provide these distinct patients with the greatest care. Dr. Alexis provides an individualized and extensive evaluation for each patient. He utilizes evidence-based practice across many disciplines including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychiatry, neuroscience, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pharmacotherapy, pain medicine, and surgery to comprehensively treat the patient. Furthermore, his extensive experience in interventional pain management provides a clear vantage point to directly target and treat each specific problem using the latest minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Alexis’s goal is to “reduce pain to allow patients to do what they enjoy the most”. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neck and back pain, degenerative disc and joint disease, herniated disc, sciatica, spinal stenosis, failed back surgery, vertebral compression fractures, headache, neuropathy, arthritis, cancer pain, chronic post-surgical pain, muscle spasms, trigger points, occipital neuralgia, atypical facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) type I & II. Dr. Alexis is proud to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Bronx Medical Society and as the Chair of the Young Physicians Committee. Dr. Alexis is an avid traveler, exploring the world at every opportunity. He also speaks Amharic. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alexis "Dr. Alexis performs an individualized, top-down approach for every patient. His extensive experience in interventional pain management provides a clear vantage point to directly target and treat each specific problem using the latest minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Alexis avers his goal is to reduce pain to allow patients to do what they enjoy the most. As an enthusiastic patient advocate, Dr. Alexis is ready to help you start feeling better now!"

2  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Alexis does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Interventional Spine Procedure
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

1 Sanction
  • Misdemeanor conviction (8/26/2014)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alexis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Alexis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexis' Reviews

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29 total reviews (15 have comments)

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Dr. Alexis' 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

Patient Comments (15)

Kind and courteous staff, Dr Alexis takes my situation delivers my treatment specifically. In a society where pain treatment is critical to for individuals to be able to work play, and in my situation walk, he makes certain that my quality of life is not hindered. I definitely recommend Dr Alexis...more
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Dr. Alexis has always been compassionate, kind, and attentive while treating me. It is such a relief to have a great doctor and a great team, both for office visits and procedure visits.
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Dr.Alexis has been treating me for about 4 yrs now and Dr.Chapmen for about 8yrs! Best team on the island from the dr’s to the medical staff in the back. Always follow up calls, always smiles and just a great team all around! So happy to have them treating me and helping me get back to feeling like...more
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Always a pleasure to see Dr. Alexis. Have never had a bad procedure with him. He is very knowledgeable and cares about his patience. He will go out of his way to answer any questions you may have. He’s A++++ in my book!
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