Dr. Peter Liechty, MD

Dr. Peter Liechty, MD

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Dr. Peter Liechty, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

3530 Houma Blvd Ste 202

Metairie, LA 70006

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Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Liechty's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Liechty "Originally from Southwest Michigan, Dr. Liechty graduated from Chicago Medical School, and completed his internship in general surgery and residency in neurosurgery at the University of Alabama, Birmingham."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Liechty "Conservative approach to spine surgery and fusions. Minimally invasive surgery is employed as much as possible"

5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fracture              
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Hope College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liechty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liechty's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liechty

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

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Excellent dr. Had cervical fusion done and it got rid of my neck pain. Highly recommend. Great staff.
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Apr 01, 2018
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Seemed to be a great Dr. unfortunantly my back fusion did not take. A year later and I'm worse than I was before surgery. This Dr is overly confident in his work and would never admit to something going wrong.i just wanted my life back and now I'll never be the same. FML??
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L – Mar 20, 2017
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Excellent doctor and staff.
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Hebert in Houma, LA – Dec 21, 2016
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Dr Liechty did lower back surgery December 24, 2014 and I could not walk after surgery no pain in lower back and I could walk.
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tony in Thibodaux – Feb 04, 2016
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