Dr. Richard A. Lytle Jr., MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 43

7 Vanderbilt Park Dr Bldg 7
Asheville, NC 28803
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Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Specialties

Procedures Dr. Lytle Jr. Performs

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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Mission Health
509 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital
800 North Justice Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Carolina Spine/Neurosurgery Ctr
Carolina Spine/Neurosurgery Ctr
7 Vanderbilt Park Dr Bldg 7
Asheville, NC 28803
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    Dr. Lytle Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • 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

    Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    St Louis University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lytle Jr. & Staff

    • English
  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. Lytle Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital

    • Mission Health

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    Carolina Spine/Neurosurgery Ctr
    7 Vanderbilt Park Dr Bldg 7
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 225-2652 (Office)
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