Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD

Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Danville, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Tucom-Ca in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 300

Danville, CA 94526

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Dickinson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebral Hemorrhage
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dickinson treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Dickinson treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dickinson treats Spine Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Dickinson treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Stenosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dickinson treats Spinal Stenosis more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Dickinson treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Dickinson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microneurovascular Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Danville, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Tucom-Ca in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Michigan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of Michigan Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Tucom-Ca
Medical School
1983
University Of California, San Diego
Undergraduate School
1995
1994
1988
1987
1983

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Dickinson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dickinson

4.3

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
81.25%
(13)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.75%
(3)

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I would highly recommend Dr. Dickinson. He is a very brilliant surgeon. I was diagnosed late last year with a cerebral AVM and was informed I would need a craniotomy. He got me through the craniotomy in 02/2016 and im already back to work 100%. He was honest and supportive which was helpful through...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

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Eden Medical Center

Castro Valley, CA