Gina S., 55, experienced debilitating neck pain with chronic arm weakness. Despite pursuing multiple conservative treatments, her pain remained present and continued to worsen. Daily tasks, such as carrying groceries or putting a purse on her shoulder, would cause numbness in her right arm.
Dr. Alexander Riccio is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon and specializes in nonoperative and operative treatment options for spine-related problems. He is dedicated to working with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their individual needs and goals as well as gets them back to an active, healthy lifestyle.
At Siena College in Loudonville, New York, Dr. Riccio received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. He attended Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. Following medical school, Dr. Riccio completed his residency training in neurological surgery at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York, before electing to undergo additional training through an orthopaedic spine surgery fellowship at the New York University School of Medicine.
Education & Training
- Bachelor of Arts in Biology: Siena College, Loudonville, NY
- Doctor of Medicine: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
- Neurological Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
- Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
- Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery