Dr. Alexandra Stavrakis is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialized training in hip and knee joint replacement and complex revision joint replacement. She provides surgical treatment for hip and knee pain secondary to arthritis conditions as well as for hip fractures and other lower extremity trauma. Dr. Stavrakis also specializes in complex arthroplasty revisions which are sometimes required for failed hip and knee replacements.
A native of Portland, Oregon, Dr. Stavrakis attended the University of Southern California as an undergraduate and UCLA for medical school. She completed her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA where she also served as an administrative chief resident. She then completed fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction/Joint Replacement at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell Medical College in New York. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA and as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Greater Los Angeles VA. Her research interests include both clinical and basic science research on prosthetic joint infection prevention and management. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters, and presentations.
Dr. Stavrakis sees patients in clinic and performs surgery at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. She also performs surgery at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.