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About Dr. Gerald J Alexander

Dr. Gerald J Alexander, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Orange, CA, with other offices in Irvine, CA and Orange, CA (and 2 other locations). He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Alexander has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

41 Ratings with 16 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gerald J Alexander is Great. Dr. Gerald J Alexander has been rated by 41 patients. From those 41 patients 16 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gerald J Alexander is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

GERALD ALEXANDER MD ORTHOPAEDIC SPINE SURGEON

1010 W La Veta Ave Ste 775
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 486-1071

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GERALD ALEXANDER MD ORTHOPAEDIC SPINE SURGEON

15785 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 125
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 333-2266

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DANIEL PATRICK DEBOTTIS MD

280 S Main St Ste 200
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 486-1071

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ONE BRAIN AND SPINE CENTER

16405 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 200
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 383-4190

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ONE BRAIN AND SPINE CENTER

361 Hospital Rd Ste 224
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 383-4190

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Specialties

Dr. Gerald J Alexander has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Gerald J Alexander has the following 16 expertise

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Surgery
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Knee Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Bone Fracture
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Laser Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Osteoarthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Gerald J Alexander is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Great Surgeon!

I had microdisectomy and I got immediate pain relief from my back pain. He gave me my life back. Thank you Dr. Alexander and staff.

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Five Stars

Excellent surgeon! Dr. Alexander has done 2 surgeries for me. Both successful. Lower back - 4 fusions in 2013, and C7-T1 fusion earlier this year.

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Excellent Back Surgeon

I had had my 1st back surgery for scoliosis at 16; fused 4 vertebrae. I've always had back pain and was hunched over. I didn't realize I was learning forward because of the side-view of my spine. Dr. Alexander fused the vertebra below my initial surgery w/ an angled piece. I was very nervous about a 2nd surgery because of the results from my first, but I am so glad I had it. My posture is much better, and I actually gained an inch (I was 5'4" and am now 5'5"). My back is stronger. He's an amazing surgeon and explains everything in detail. Has a great bedside manner.

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Payton Mannung Surgery

Dr Alexander have me my mobility again that says it all, I'm thankful and appreciative.

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Five Stars

Tremendous doctor and overall great person. Both Dr. Alexander and his assistant were extremely helpful and always answered any questions I had while advising me on what I should do next. I would definitely recommend to anyone in need of a orthopedic surgeon.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2016, 2017)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015, 2018, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2015, 2016, 2013, 2017)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gerald J Alexander accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Basic HMO
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Gerald J Alexander

Dr. Alexander attended medical school at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA, subsequently serving his orthopaedic surgery residency at Loma Linda as well. His fellowships include Spine Surgery at UCLA Medical Center; he is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California Orthopaedic Association, and the Orange County Medical Association. Gerald J. Alexander MD specializes in disorders of the spine. Dr. Alexander grew up in Edmonton, Canada and moved to California for undergraduate studies in 1984. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in 1988. He attended Loma Linda University Medical School and received his MD degree in 1993. He then completed a five-year residency in orthopedic surgery and went on to UCLA for fellowship training in spinal surgery. Dr. Alexander has been practicing in Fullerton since 1999. He is a Qualified Medical Examiner and board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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