Alexandra I. Stavrakis, MD
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Alexandra I. Stavrakis, MD

  • Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery
Average rating: 4.9
| 139 ratings
Santa Monica Orthopaedic Surgery | 1225 15th Street, Suite 2100, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Alexandra Stavrakis is a board-certified 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 has extensive experience in robotic assisted joint replacement surgery and uses robotic assistance when indicated. She 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 completed her fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction/Joint Replacement at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) at Cornell University in New York. She has also completed further fellowship training, including an orthopaedic surgery research fellowship and Biodesign fellowship, both at UCLA. Her primary research interests include both clinical and basic science research on periprosthetic joint infection prevention and management. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters and regularly presents at national meetings. Dr. Stavrakis is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Stavrakis is an Assistant Professor-in-Residence of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA and is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Los Angeles VA. She also serves as the UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery Associate Residency Program Director. Dr. Stavrakis sees patients in clinic and performs surgery at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.


English, Greek


Medical Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2019


Adult Reconstructive Surgery/Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2017


Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2016


Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2010


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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Prevention
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection Management
  • Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes


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  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
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  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2023, 2024
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