Dr. Donald Richardson, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

1200 Pinnacle Pkwy Ste 7 Covington, LA 70433 Get Directions
Dr. Donald Richardson, MD
Dr. Donald Richardson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Covington, LA. He is 85 years old and has been practicing for 60 years. Dr. Richardson is affiliated with Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Richardson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in LAke Charles , La. 70611 |
Greatest Dr. I have ever been to for my personal heath care. He like a father to me, and takes his time to explain your conditions and options with you!! HE CARES ABOUT HIS PATIENTS. Passionate man, He has treated my Mother and Father also
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Dr. Richardson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1957

  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hospital

    Completed in 1958

  • Residency Hospital
    Charity Hospital

    Completed in 1962

    Ochsner Fdn Hospital

    Completed in 1960

    Va Hospital

    Completed in 1961

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block