Dr. Richard D. Bucholz, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 62

3655 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Dr. Bucholz:

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Dr. Bucholz's Experience

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Dr. Bucholz's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Bucholz Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Bucholz Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Louis University Hospital
3635 Vista Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bucholz

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SLUCare Neurosurgery
Saint Louis University Hospital West Pavilion
3655 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Richard Bucholz
Saint Louis University Hospital - West Pavilion
3655 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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    Dr. Bucholz's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 1985
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurological Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Pallidotomy
    • Spinal Pump Implant
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Transsphenoidal Surgery
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Meningiomas
    • Neoplasm
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Bucholz

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Yale University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bucholz & Staff

    • English
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    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. Bucholz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bucholz

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bucholz to family and friends

    5 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Bucholz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Bucholz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Bucholz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    SLUCare Neurosurgery
    Saint Louis University Hospital West Pavilion
    3655 Vista Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 977-4440 (Office)
    B
    Richard Bucholz
    Saint Louis University Hospital - West Pavilion
    3655 Vista Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 977-4440 (Office)
    C
    4444 E 41st St
    Tulsa, OK 74135
    (314) 577-8648 (Office)
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