Dr. Carl Lowder Jr, MD

Dr. Carl Lowder Jr, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Carl Lowder Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 28 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

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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very high

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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very high

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

Care Philosophy

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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