Dr. Erich Wolf II, MD

Dr. Erich Wolf II, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Erich Wolf II, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1614 Wolf Cir

Lake Charles, LA 70605

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Tumor
  • Intractable Pain Syndromes
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • 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
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Background Check

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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 1991
  • University Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Semmes Murphey Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Ph.D. In Biomedical Engineering
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2010
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons,
Media & Publications

Dr. Wolf II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wolf II's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wolf II

4.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
77.41935483870968%
(24)
4 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
12.903225806451612%
(4)

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Dr Wolf has performed 7 surgeries on me. 3 lumbar, 4 cervical. There will probably be more forthcoming! I trust Dr Wolf with my life. He's dedicated, conscientious, precise, obsessive in a good manner in that he wants everything perfect - surgery, hospital & healing. Gets personal with family so...Read More
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Cindy in Lake Charles, la – Mar 10, 2018
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Wow, I'm so impressed with Dr. Erich Wolf and his bedside manner. He took the necessary time to fully review, and show me what is causing my back problems. His treatment is very conservative, surgery is the last resort.
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S. Jack Silverman in Sulphur LA – Feb 01, 2018
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After waiting nearly 2 months to see Dr. Wolf, I completely understood why the wait time was so long. I saw him for a second opinion. He and his NP, Tara Barnes were spot on about where my back pain was coming from. Not where the previous doctor was treating. I would highly recommend Dr. Wolf and...Read More
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A. L. in Sulphur, La – Aug 12, 2017
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He and his staff are the absolute best!! I would highly recommend them to anyone needing a neurosurgeon, there is no need in looking any further than here...
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V L Sevier in Ragley, LA – Apr 15, 2017
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Was considering going to Houston until I met Dr Wolf. His knowledge and experience with the procedure I needed (Laminotomy) could not be beat, even by someone in Houston! Highly recommend!
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lake charles, la – Mar 30, 2017
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