Dr. Boyd Richards, DO

Dr. Boyd Richards, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Boyd Richards, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

22250 Providence Dr Ste 601

Southfield, MI 48075

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Richards' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Spondylosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards performs Spinal Fusion more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richards performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richards' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Aneurysm Clipping
Aneurysm Embolization
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Arteriovenous Malformation
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Richards values are: Excellence – He maintains the highest standards and achieves them by continually measuring and improving outcomes. Compassion – He demonstr...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2011
    University of Alabama
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2005
    Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    2004
  • 1999
    University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School
    1999

Awards

Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Richards

4.5

Based on 88 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
3.409090909090909%
(3)
3 Stars
1.1363636363636365%
(1)
2 Stars
1.1363636363636365%
(1)
1 Star
10.227272727272727%
(9)

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Had neck surgery by Dr.Richards, he was very thorough in explaining all pros and cons, surgery went well, would definitely recommend him, I am also having back surgery by him soon. He came highly recommended. He has a very pleasant personality.
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Two doctors from separate offices, highly recommended Doctor Richards to me to do my spinal surgery. I did my research and learned that he is the best! He has an easy going personality which I loved. After research on my own, I felt like I was in extremely capable hands. He has great people...Read More
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Dr Richard's is excellent. He listens to all my questions. I would recommend him to everyone.
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I feel confident in him.
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Dr. Boyd Richards was very professional, compassionate and attentive with my care. My surgery was extremely successful and uncomplicated. I have no regrets and would definitely recommend him to anyone requiring his specialty. His office staff was extremely helpful with my surgical scheduling and...Read More
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Locations

Michigan Spine & Brain Surgeons, PLLC

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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