Dr. Boyd Richards, DO

Dr. Boyd Richards, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 41
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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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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Richards' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Richards "Dr. Boyd Richards is a board certified neurosurgeon, subspecializing in endovascular neurosurgery for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms and arterio-venous malformation.Dr. Richards received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2004 and completed his Osteopathic Neurosurgical Residency in Providence Hospital, Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010. Dr. Richards then underwent an endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr. Richards was board certified in Neurosurgery in 2011. Dr. Richards became a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological surgery, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in 2012. Dr. Richards also became a Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University in 2015, and College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University in 2016. Dr. Richards became a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgery in 2015. Dr. Richards has been the Chief for the Neurosurgery section, Botsford Hospital, Michigan since 2013. Dr. Richards was elected one of the top doctors in Detroit by the Detroit Hour magazine consecutively from 2014 to the current year."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richards "Dr. Richards values are:

  • Excellence – He maintains the highest standards and achieves them by continually measuring and improving outcomes.
  • Compassion – He demonstrates his commitment to world-class care by providing a caring and supportive environment for his patients, patients' families, and fellow caregivers.
  • Integrity – He adheres to high moral principles and professional standards by a commitment to honesty, confidentiality, and respect.
  • Dignity – He treats each patient with respect, honoring their aspirations and value as an individual.
  • Innovation – He welcomes change, encourages invention, and continually seeks better, more efficient ways to achieve his goals.
  • Teamwork – He collaborates and shares knowledge to benefit patients and fellow caregivers.
  • Service – He strives to exceed his patients' and/or fellow caregivers' expectations.
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

66  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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32  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Richards

4.5

Based on 84 reviews

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(70)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(3)
3 Stars
1.1904761904761905%
(1)
2 Stars
1.1904761904761905%
(1)
1 Star
10.714285714285714%
(9)

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My family doctor and pain management doctor both recommended Dr. Richards. When I met with him, he listened and answered all my concerns. I never felt rushed. I felt so comfortable talking with him as he expressed himself to my understanding. He was compassionate as well. I did my research...Read More
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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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Dr. Boyd Richards is by far one of the best doctors/surgeons I've ever encountered. He is extremely caring, interested, intelligent, responsive and the surgical outcome EXCEEDS my expectations. Imagine a doctor who cares about your well-being! My family has been amazed by his care and dedication....Read More
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Dr. Boyd Richards is an excellent neurosurgeon! He is innovative, caring, good listener and doesn't overpromise. I would recommend him to all those requiring back surgery. His office staff are attentive, caring and always get back to you in a timely manner. He is a sought after doctor because of...Read More
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