Dr. Donald Richardson, MD

Dr. Donald Richardson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 86
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Dr. Donald Richardson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 56 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1957 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1200 Pinnacle Pkwy Ste 7

Covington, LA 70433

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richardson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Richardson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 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 (3)

Dr. Richardson literally saved my life in 1968, his residency was at Tulane. I was 5 years old then. I had an eosynaphyllic granuloma. At 6 a plate replaced the section of skull removed from my head. He did that surgery, as well. I am certain that I have the right Dr. Donald Richardson. I have a...more
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Exceptional doctor. Wonderful communication and extremely personable. Would wholeheartedly recommend him!
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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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