Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD

Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Lawrence Dickinson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Danville, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tucom-Ca in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 300

Danville, CA 94526

Contact Information

(925) 884-2360

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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Top Care Areas

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

Meningiomas
high
more than 87% of peers
Hydrocephalus
high
more than 86% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Dickinson'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*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dickinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dickinson's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickinson to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Dickinson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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