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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Physiatrist, Surgeon
24 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (37)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Vaccaro, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Physiatrist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Vaccaro has been reviewed by 82 patients who have provided 37 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PHD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 26 areas:
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Diskectomy
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Joint Surgery (Arthroplasty)
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
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Education & Awards

Dr. Vaccaro graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 14 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Transplantation
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Diseases
Spinal Fractures
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Injuries
Spinal Stenosis
Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010, 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Center City East
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Vaccaro has 24 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Suburban Hospital 
  • Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Alexander Richard Vaccaro MD and PHD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro practice?
Dr. Alexander Vaccaro has 3 office locations.
Dr. Alexander Vaccaro practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Media, PA.
See Philadelphia Orthopedic Surgeons.