Dr. Erich Wolf II, MD

Dr. Erich Wolf II, MD

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Age 54
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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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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. Wolf II's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wolf II performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wolf II performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wolf II treats Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wolf II treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wolf II treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wolf II treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wolf II's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Artificial Disc Replacement
Baclofen Pump Therapy
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc surgery
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Discography
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus Surgery
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Surgery
Intracranial Tumor
Intractable Pain Syndromes
Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
Intrathecal Chemotherapy
Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
KTP Laser Treatment
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Puncture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Microvascular Decompression
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelography
Myelopathy
Nerve Biopsy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nerve Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Opiate Pump Implantation
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Pituitary Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Pump Implant
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Semmes Murphey Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1999
    University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1994
    Ph.D. In Biomedical Engineering
    1994
  • 1992
    University Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2010
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons,

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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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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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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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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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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