Dr. Alex Paraskos is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician with Fellowship training in Spine Medicine. Dr. Paraskos specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of non-operative spine disorders, interventional spine procedures, and electrodiagnostic medicine. She works collaboratively with our team of Orthopedic Surgeons to treat patients with disabling conditions using minimally invasive procedures.
She received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and attended medical school at The University of Toledo College of Medicine. She then went on to complete her Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency at Oakland University-William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, where she served as Chief Resident. She also served as Chief Fellow during her fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Paraskos is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), North American Spine Society (NASS), and Spine Intervention Society (SIS).
Dr. Paraskos is originally from Upper Arlington. When not working to improve the lives of her patients, she enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Buckeyes.
Commonly Treated Conditions
- Low Back (Lumbar) Pain
- Neck Pain
- Fibromyalgia Syndrome – FMS
- Herniated Disc
- Spinal Radiculopathy – Lumbar and Cervical
Commonly Performed Procedures
Undergraduate:The Ohio State University
Medical School:The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Residency:Oakland University-William Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship:Spine Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
Titles, Honors & Awards
AwardsCastle Connolly Top Doctors 2023
- Chief Resident, Oakland University-William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan
- Chief Fellow, Cleveland Clinic
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
- North American Spine Society (NASS)
- Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
- Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)
Research & Teaching
ResearchPresenter at top associations including AAPM&R