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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Gerald J. Alexander, MD

Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Spine Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 634-4567
Fax
(714) 634-4569
Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

Website
www.sjo.org
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    • Spine Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Loma Linda School of Medicine - 1993
    • Internship
      Loma Linda University - 1994
    • Residency
      Loma Linda University - 1998
    • Fellowship
      UCLA Medical Center - 1999
    Areas of Interest

    Orthopedic Spine Surgery

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Gerald Alexander has been practicing Spine Surgery in Orange County since 1999. He completed his training at the world-renowned UCLA Medical Center fellowship under Edward Dawson, MD and Rick Delamarter, MD, two of the country’s foremost orthopaedic spine surgeons. This continues to be the highest rated program in the Western United States. He has helped pioneer cutting-edge techniques including Artificial Disc Replacement, Outpatient Microsurgery, and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery alternatives to traditional spine surgery.
    He has been awarded “Top Doctor” in Orange County by the OCMA and Orange Coast Magazine. Using modern surgical techniques, Dr. Alexander has performed hundreds of successful minimally invasive outpatient surgical procedures. Using specialized instruments and high powered microscopes or endoscopes, minimally invasive orthopaedic spine procedures can be done with smaller incisions, less muscle disruption, less blood loss, less post-operative pain, requires minimal hospital stay and offers faster recovery for patients compared to traditional spine surgery.
    Areas of Expertise
    Fellowship trained spine surgeon Micro surgery Artificial disk replacement Treatment of degenerative spinal conditions Neck surgery Back surgery