Dr. John C. Alexander is board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management.  He completed his undergraduate training at Texas A&M University where he was a summa cum laude graduate with a B.S. in Biomedical Science.  He then attended medical school at UT Southwestern, graduating with an M.D. with Distinction in Research and he was the M.T. Pepper Jenkins Outstanding Medical Student in Anesthesiology.  He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at UT Southwestern, and then his fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Cincinnati.  Dr. Alexander's primary interests lie in interventional pain management and regional anesthesia.


Graduate School
UT Dallas/Naveen Jindall School of Management 2015
Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008), Anesthesiology
University of Cincinnati Medical Center (2010), Pain Medicine

Research Interest

  • Regional anesthesia techniques and outcomes
  • Role of technology innovation in anesthesia practice


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Clonidine, but not Dexamethasone, Prolongs Ropivacaine-Induced Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Nerve Block Duration.
Nasir D, Gasanova I, Drummond S, Alexander J, Howard J, Melikman E, Hill G, Minhajuddin A, Ogunnaike B, Whitten C Curr Clin Pharmacol 2017 Jun
Smartphone Application-based Medical Devices: Twenty-first Century Data Democratization or Anarchy?
Alexander JC, Joshi GP Anesth. Analg. 2016 Aug
Smartphone applications for chronic pain management: a critical appraisal.
Alexander JC, Joshi GP J Pain Res 2016 9 731-734


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Honors & Awards

  • Fellowship Faculty of the Year 2017 - Pain Management

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia (2016)
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (2009)