Dr. Donald E. Richardson, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 83

95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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Hospital Quality

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Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA 70056
East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70006

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Southern Pain and Anesthesia
Southern Pain and Anesthesia
64026 Highway 434 Ste 230
Lacombe, LA 70445
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    Dr. Richardson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
    1
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    2
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Richardson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1957

    Internship Hospital

    Charity Hospital
    Complete in 1958

    Residency Hospital

    Charity Hospital
    Complete in 1962
    Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Complete in 1960
    Va Hospital
    Complete in 1961
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Richardson & Staff

    • English
    • Arabic
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Richardson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Richardson has admitting privileges:

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    • East Jefferson General Hospital

    • Louisiana Heart Hospital

    • Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Richardson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Richardson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Richardson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Richardson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    Office Locations

    A
    95 Judge Tanner Blvd
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 867-4285 (Office)
    B
    Southern Pain and Anesthesia
    64026 Highway 434 Ste 230
    Lacombe, LA 70445
    (985) 643-4144 (Office)
    (985) 643-3603 (Fax)
    C
    Tulane University Pediatric Nep
    1415 Tulane Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70112
    (504) 988-6253 (Office)
    (504) 988-7654 (Fax)
    D
    Southern Pain and Anesthesia
    2701 Lake Villa Dr Ste A
    Metairie, LA 70002
    1-800-277-1255 (Office)
    (504) 889-1868 (Fax)
    E
    Southern Pain and Anesthesia
    1849 Barataria Blvd Ste C
    Marrero, LA 70072
    1-800-277-1265 (Office)
    (504) 889-1868 (Fax)
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