Dr. Carl Lowder Jr, MD

Dr. Carl Lowder Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Carl Lowder Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1000 Ochsner Blvd

Covington, LA 70433

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
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Dr. Lowder Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lowder Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lowder Jr treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lowder Jr treats Spondylosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lowder Jr treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lowder Jr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lowder Jr treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Lowder Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

I support a patient's decision/ right about their treatment plan. I take the time to educate and encourage patients to be involved in all aspects of their care. I listen, value a patient's input and attend to their individual needs. I communicate in a clear, timely manner and share all pertinent information. I treat patients and their families with dignity, compassion and respect.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Lsu Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Internship Hospital
1984
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical School
1980
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
Undergraduate School
1990
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Lowder Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lowder Jr

3.7

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Lowder did my neck surgery in 2010. From our first meeting I was comfortable and trusted him. My surgery went well and he gave me use of my left arm again. If I ever needed neck or back surgery Dr Lowder would be my doctor of choice.
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Dr. Lowder did my neck surgery in 2012. It has been 5 years. I have Berber felt better. This awesome Dr ha made me well. I have not been in pain since. Thank You Doc. I really really appreciate your talent, caring, and bedside manner.
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My husband had brain cancer many years ago when we lived in Louisiana. Dr Lowder performed the surgery and had follow up visits with us. Dr. Lowder spent time with my husband and myself helping us to understand the disease process. He is a very good surgeon and we were very satisfied with his...Read More
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Had constant pain in meck and shoulder on left side. Years of pain! Dr Lowder operated in 2010 no complications have been pain free since. Had second surgery 2014 for lower back. Did take a year to be completely pain free of sciatic spasms down left leg.and lower back spasms. Would recommend...Read More
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Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gilsbar 360
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
National Preferred Provider Network
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Medicaid
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid