Gene Falkowski, Jr., DO

Orthopedic Surgeon

Gene Falkowski, Jr., DO

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Specialty

    Back | Neck | Spine

  • Location

    Wasilla, Eagle River

  • Fellowship

    Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    University of Virginia Department of Orthopedics

  • Residency

    Orthopedic Surgery
    Community General, West Shore, Harrisburg Hospitals
    JC Blair Memorial Hospital

    Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Scottish Rite Campus

    Orthopedic Trauma, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Foot & Ankle, and Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center

  • Medical School

    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Dr. Gene Falkowski is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who helps patients find relief from back, neck and spine pain. He specializes in minimally invasive techniques – including non-surgical solutions – and is certified in robotic surgery. These methods help patients enjoy less postoperative pain and faster recoveries.

Patients also enjoy Dr. Falkowski’s ability to listen and take time to thoroughly explain conditions and treatment options.

Dr. Falkowski completed is orthopedic spine surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Today, in addition to his work with OPA, he’s a clinical instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a volunteer team physician for UAA athletics.

An athlete himself, Dr. Falkowski is a former rugby player turned exercise enthusiast and mountain biker. He enjoys skiing, hiking, kayaking and biking along with hunting/shooting, travel, paintball, beer-brewing, and carpentry.

  • Special Interests
    • Back
    • Neck
    • Spine
  • Sample Procedures
    • Spine Treatment
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, including Robotic Assist Surgeries
  • Affiliations
    • Mat-Su Regional Medical Center
    • Surgery Center of Wasilla

Patient Testimonials

Dr. Falkowski was very thorough in explaining the numerous issues that I have with my back in terms I could understand. When I have surgery I have all the confidence in his surgical abilities. I highly recommend him.

– Jeanne


The OPA team includes Alaska’s leading specialists and offers some of the latest, most advanced treatment procedures available today.

OPA treats a wide variety of conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions, minimally invasive arthroscopies (repairs), and total joint replacement.

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