Updates on COVID-19 (including visitor restrictions and mask requirements), monkeypox and flu. See Communicable Disease Updates

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.

×

COVID-19 update:

If you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or are looking to be tested, please use our free symptom checker. Do not schedule an in-person appointment.

Thomas Alexander, MD

  • Otolaryngology
  • Neurotology
Thomas Alexander, MD
4.4 251 Ratings
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
Get directions
Phone Number
858-554-8964
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

Dr. Thomas Alexander is a neurotologist and skull base surgeon with expertise in the treatment of tumors of the skull base and complex problems related to the ear.


Dr. Alexander specializes in the treatment of skull base tumors such as acoustic neuromas, glomus tumors, meningiomas, and other cranial nerve schwannomas as part of a multidisciplinary team involving neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists. He has expertise in surgery for restoration of hearing, including cochlear implants, stapedectomy, ossicular reconstruction, Baha implants and implantable hearing aids.


Dr. Alexander’s additional education includes advanced training in clinical research and received a Master of Health Sciences degree through a joint program with the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the National Institutes of Health.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology, 2011

Medical Education

  • Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 2003

Internships

  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 2004

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Otolaryngology, 2009

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Neurotology, 2011

If you see an error or omission on a provider’s profile page, please contact us.