Dr. Donald Richardson, MD

Dr. Donald Richardson, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 86
(9)
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Dr. Donald Richardson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Covington, LA. He is 86 years old and has been practicing for 56 years.

1200 Pinnacle Pkwy Ste 7

Covington, LA 70433

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
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more than 80% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 64% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 62% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1957
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1960
  • Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1961

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richardson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Richardson's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Slidell, La |
Exceptional doctor. Wonderful communication and extremely personable. Would wholeheartedly recommend him!
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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 accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Richardson has admitting privileges

Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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