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Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.1 (16)
Map Pin Small Scarborough, ME
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD

Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Scarborough, ME. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with Atrium Health Union and Maine Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Alexander an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Alexander works at Practice in Scarborough, ME with other offices in Portland, ME. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

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Dr. Alexander's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mmp- Spring Street Health Center
    49 Spring St, Scarborough, ME 04074 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (207) 885-0011
  2. 2
    Office
    301 US Route 1 # C, Scarborough, ME 04074 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (207) 885-0011
  3. 3
    Mainehealth
    22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (207) 662-0111
  4. 4
    Office
    92 Campus Dr, Scarborough, ME 04074 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (207) 885-0011

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Atrium Health Union
  • Maine Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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

Treatment frequency



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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Back Pain
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Neuroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    3.1
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    Based on 16 ratings
    Patient Ratings (16)
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    About Dr. Joseph Alexander, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1457331035
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Alexander has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Alexander on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Alexander. The overall rating for this provider is 3.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alexander.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Alexander, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Alexander 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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