Dr. Alan Villavicencio

Dr. Alan Villavicencio

Neurosurgeon at Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates

Meet Dr. Alan Villavicencio

Dr. Alan Villavicencio is a board certified, fellowship trained spine surgeon with Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates.

Dr. Villavicencio graduated with honors from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA in 1995, and went on to complete a neurosurgical residency at the renowned Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC in 2001. He then went on to do a specialty orthopedic spine surgery fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA in 2002 and is one of only a handful of surgeons in the country with dual neurosurgery and orthopedic spine training.

Dr. Villavicencio At a Glance:

  • Dually trained in both neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery
  • Specializes in minimally invasive surgery
  • Performs complex spinal reconstruction surgery
  • Published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in leading journals and textbooks
  • Presented hundreds of abstracts at national and international neurosurgical meetings
  • Has been the principle investigator on many FDA and Non-FDA clinical studies and trials

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Boulder, CO

How Dr. Alan Villavicencio Can Help You

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon

Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain And Neck Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Facet Disease
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tumors

Treatments

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
  • Conservative / Non-Operative Treatment of Spinal Disease
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discography
  • Foraminotomy
  • Injections and Blocks
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • X-STOP®

Accolades for Dr. Alan Villavicencio

Professional Distinctions

  • Harvard Medical School - graduated with honors
  • Duke University Medical Center - neurological surgery residency
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - orthopedic spinal fellowship in minimally invasive and reconstructive spinal surgery
  • Assistant Clinical Professor - University of Colorado
  • Director of Surgery - Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
  • Director of Neurosurgery - Boulder Community Hospital
  • Director of Neurosurgery - Longmont United Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Colorado Neurosurgical Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Neuro-oncology
  • Boulder County Medical Society

Board Certifications

  • Board certified - neurological surgery

Spine-health Articles by Dr. Alan Villavicencio

Office Information for Dr. Alan Villavicencio

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303
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Primary Location:

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303

Hours

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

Boulder Neurosurgical Associates & Justin Parker Neurological Institute

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts Most Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare

Additional Locations

Longmont United Hospital
2030 Mountain View
Suite 500
Longmont, CO 80501
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Profile last updated: February 27, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.