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Dr. G Alexander West, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery*
3.4 (30)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. G Alexander West, MD

Dr. G Alexander West, MD is a Neurological Spine Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Neurological Spine Surgery, has 35 years of experience. They graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital and Houston Methodist West Hospital. Dr. West, completed a residency at University of Washington Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. West an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. West works at Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. West's Office Locations

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    Medical Office Building 1
    18400 Katy Fwy Ste 570, Houston, TX 77094 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (832) 239-9835

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Radiculopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Schmorl's Nodes
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Nerve Block
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Disorders
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Craniopharyngioma
Fracture
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Syndrome
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Vertebral Column Tumors
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Brain Surgery
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Laminoplasty
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurostimulator Implantation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Advantra
    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Choice Care (Humana)
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    • First Health
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    • Humana
    • Imagine Health
    • Independent Medical Systems
    • Medical Mutual
    • Medicare of Texas
    • MultiPlan
    • National Preferred Provider Network
    • Olympus Managed Health Care
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • US Family Health Plan
    • USA Managed Care Organization

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.4
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    Based on 30 ratings
    Patient Ratings (30)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (12)
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    About Dr. G Alexander West, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurological Spine Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1528074135
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Atkinson Morley's Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Washington Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Washington Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Houston Methodist Hospital
    • Houston Methodist West Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. G Alexander West, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. West is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. West has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. West works at Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. West’s profile.

    Dr. West has seen patients for Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. West on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. West. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. West.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. West, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. West appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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