Dr. Alegre is a native of San Joaquin County and a first generation physician from an agricultural family. He graduated from Tracy High School in 1987 prior to graduating with High Honors from U.C. Davis. From Davis He traveled to Boston where He graduated with honors from Tufts Medical School. Dr. Alegre then returned to U.C. Davis to complete his orthopedic surgery residency where he developed an interest in spine surgery under the guidance of mentors, Drs. Daniel Benson and Munish Gupta. In order to acquire expertise in spinal surgery, he completed a spine surgery fellowship at the Leatherman Spine Institute in Louisville Kentucky.
Dr. Alegre’s practice is diverse. He can treat simple spinal conditions to major spinal problems that would otherwise be treated at a tertiary care hospital. His interest in less invasive spinal surgery has allowed the latest techniques to be brought to the central valley. He continues to help develop and refine spinal surgery techniques and help train doctors from around the world, and enjoys working on new spinal implants and procedures to advance the rapidly developing practice of spine surgery.
Dr. Alegre has a wife, and three boys and the family has lived in Stockton since 2003. He enjoys riding off-road vehicles, fishing, hunting, and being outdoors.