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Dr. Alexandre Provides Top-Tier Care and Life-Enhancing Treatments at the Neuro Spine and Pain Center

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Dr. Lucien Alexandre, MD, PhD

Specialties

Neurology, Interventional Pain Management

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, French, Creole

Practice Location

Neuro Spine & Pain Center
3661 South Miami Ave. Ste 606 Miami, FL 33133

Dr. Lucien C. Alexandre, MD, PhD, stands as a luminary in the realm of interventional pain management and neurology, with the distinction of triple board certification in these specialized fields.

His academic foundation was laid at New York University, where he delved into neural science as a research fellow under the prestigious Howard Hughes Research program. From there, he secured an MD, PhD, and an MS in Neuroscience from the renowned Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His quest for excellence led him to the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital for a neurology residency, followed by an advanced fellowship at Harvard University Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. His extensive training also encompasses experiences at the illustrious Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Alexandre is celebrated for his unique synthesis of vast academic acumen, hands-on expertise, and affiliations with global medical vanguards. His reputation shines as a meticulous practitioner who seamlessly integrates profound knowledge of the brain, nerves, and pain. This is bolstered by his fervor for unraveling nervous system disorders and innovating pain management strategies.

Having rendered transformative care to thousands, Dr. Alexandre is unwavering in confronting even the most challenging pain conditions.

His approach champions interdisciplinary collaboration, ultimately steering patients towards reclaiming the richness of life. Based in Broward, FL, Dr. Alexandre's multicultural depth is mirrored in his fluency in English, Spanish, French, and Creole.

Education & Credentials

BIDMC

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Alexandre champions advanced interventional procedures, leveraging a robust educational foundation, he employs cutting-edge tools and methods.

Neuromodulation Procedures

Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial and Implants
Dorsal Root Ganglia Stimulator Trial and Implant
Peripheral Nerve Stimulator Trial and Implant
Restorative Stimulation (Reactiv8)

Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures

Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty / Spine Jack™
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (Mild)
Posterior Interspinous Fusion (Minuteman and Aurora Zip) Procedures
Interspinous Spacer (Vertiflex) Implant
Basivertebral Nerve Ablation (Intracept) Procedure
Percutaneous Microdiscectomy (Disc FX)
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
Intrathecal Pump Implants
Radiofrequency Ablation

Endoscopic Treatments / Procedures

Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
Endoscopic Rhizotomy

Regenerative Pain Therapies

Professional Affiliations

Publications

A compilation of papers and abstracts written with Dr. Alexandre in the fields of neurology and interventional pain management.

Publications

  • Alexandre, L., Gilligan, C. (2021). ‘Emergencies in Pain Medicine’, in Brenner, G.J. and Rathmell, J.P. (eds.) The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management 4 th edition. Philadelphia:Wolters Kluwer, pp. 568-577.
  • Noor N, Urits I, Viswanath O, Alexandre L, Kaye A. Radiofrequency Ablation of Splanchnic Nerve and Superior Hypogastric Plexus for Chronic Abdominal Pain Status Post Abdominal Surgery. Cureus. 2020 Dec; 12(12): e12189
  • Sakellariou A, Alexandre L, Gill J, Simopoulous T. Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Associated with Syrinx Developed after Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection. PMCR. 2020; 4:113-119.
  • Kassem H, Alexandre L, Urits I, Kaye AD, Viswanath O. Mandibular Nerve Block for Long-Term Pain Relief in a Case of Refractory Burning Mouth Syndrome. Pain Ther. 2020 Jun 9(1):345-347.
  • Lizarraga KJ, Alexandre LC, Ramos-Estebanez C, Merenda A. Are steroids a beneficial adjunctive therapy in the immunosuppressed patient with Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis? Case Rep Neurol. 2013 Mar 21:5(1):52-5.
  • John K. Houten, M.D., Lucien C. Alexandre, Ph.D., Rani Nasser, M.D., and Adam L. Wollowick, M.D. Nerve Injury During Transpsoas Approach for Lumbar Fusion. Report of 2 Cases and Review of the Literature. J. Neurosurg: Spine Sep;15(3):280-4. Epub 2011 May 27.
  • Molero AE, Gokhan S, Gonzalez S, Feig JL, Alexandre LC, Mehler MF. Impairment of developmental stem cell-mediated striatal neurogenesis and pluripotency genes in a knock-in model of Huntington’s disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 22;106(51):21900-5.
  • Aoki C, Miko I, Oviedo H, Mikeladze-Dvali T, Alexandre L, Sweeney N, Bredt DS. Electron microscopic immuno-cytochemical detection of PSD-95, PSD-93, SAP-102, and SAP-97 at postsynaptic, presynaptic, and nonsynaptic sites of adult and neonatal rat visual cortex. Synapse. 2001 Jun 15;40(4):239-57.

Abstracts

  • Alexandre, L., Gilligan, C. (2021). ‘Emergencies in Pain Medicine’, in Brenner, G.J. and Rathmell, J.P. (eds.) The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management 4 th edition. Philadelphia:Wolters Kluwer, pp. 568-577.
  • Noor N, Urits I, Viswanath O, Alexandre L, Kaye A. Radiofrequency Ablation of Splanchnic Nerve and Superior Hypogastric Plexus for Chronic Abdominal Pain Status Post Abdominal Surgery. Cureus. 2020 Dec; 12(12): e12189
  • Sakellariou A, Alexandre L, Gill J, Simopoulous T. Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Associated with Syrinx Developed after Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection. PMCR. 2020; 4:113-119.
  • Kassem H, Alexandre L, Urits I, Kaye AD, Viswanath O. Mandibular Nerve Block for Long-Term Pain Relief in a Case of Refractory Burning Mouth Syndrome. Pain Ther. 2020 Jun 9(1):345-347.
  • Lizarraga KJ, Alexandre LC, Ramos-Estebanez C, Merenda A. Are steroids a beneficial adjunctive therapy in the immunosuppressed patient with Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis? Case Rep Neurol. 2013 Mar 21:5(1):52-5.
  • John K. Houten, M.D., Lucien C. Alexandre, Ph.D., Rani Nasser, M.D., and Adam L. Wollowick, M.D. Nerve Injury During Transpsoas Approach for Lumbar Fusion. Report of 2 Cases and Review of the Literature. J. Neurosurg: Spine Sep;15(3):280-4. Epub 2011 May 27.
  • Molero AE, Gokhan S, Gonzalez S, Feig JL, Alexandre LC, Mehler MF. Impairment of developmental stem cell-mediated striatal neurogenesis and pluripotency genes in a knock-in model of Huntington’s disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 22;106(51):21900-5.
  • Aoki C, Miko I, Oviedo H, Mikeladze-Dvali T, Alexandre L, Sweeney N, Bredt DS. Electron microscopic immuno-cytochemical detection of PSD-95, PSD-93, SAP-102, and SAP-97 at postsynaptic, presynaptic, and nonsynaptic sites of adult and neonatal rat visual cortex. Synapse. 2001 Jun 15;40(4):239-57.

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