Dr. Alexander Gabriel Bassuk MD Neurologist

Dr. Alexander Bassuk is a neurologist in Iowa City, Iowa and is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Bassuk accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Ranked #44 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2001

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 2001 - 2004

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Inflammasome-independent IL-1β mediates autoinflammatory disease in Pstpip2-deficient mice.
Cassel, S. L.,Janczy, J. R.,Bing, X.,Wilson, S. P.,Olivier, A. K.,Otero, J. E.,Iwakura, Y.,Shayakhmetov, D. M.,Bassuk, A. G.,Abu-Amer, Y.,Brogden, K. A.,Burns, T. L.,Sutterwala, F. S.,Ferguson, P. J.

A novel RPGR mutation masquerading as Stargardt disease.
Bassuk, A. G.,Sujirakul, T.,Tsang, S. H.,Mahajan, V. B.

Functional validation of a human CAPN5 exome variant by lentiviral transduction into mouse retina.
Wert, K. J.,Skeie, J. M.,Bassuk, A. G.,Olivier, A. K.,Tsang, S. H.,Mahajan, V. B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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