Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Rothman Institute

Meet Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

Dr. Vaccaro is an orthopedic surgeon and president of the Rothman Institute.

He offers an array of treatments for spinal conditions such as trauma, adult deformity, degenerative disease, tumor, and infection.

Dr. Vaccaro at a Glance

  • He instructs fellows and residents in the diagnosis and treatment of complex spinal conditions.
  • He is the President-elect of Cervical Spine Research Society.

For advanced spine care, schedule an appointment with Dr. Vaccaro.

Directions to our primary location in

Philadelphia, PA

How Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Coccygectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Professor of Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Fellowship trainer

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
  • Jefferson Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Philadelphia College of Surgeons
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedics, 1995

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Office Information for Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

925 Chestnut Street
5th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Primary Location:

925 Chestnut Street
5th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Rothman Institute

Profile last updated: August 3, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.