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


  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma


  • Coccygectomy
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine 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

Office Information for Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

925 Chestnut Street 5th floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 Driving Directions

Primary Location

925 Chestnut Street
5th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Rothman Institute

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