Dr. Peter Liechty, MD

Dr. Peter Liechty, MD

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Age 43
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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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Dr. Liechty's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liechty treats Myelopathy more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Liechty treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liechty performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Liechty performs this procedure more than 59% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liechty treats Spine Disorders more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Liechty treats this condition more than 59% 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

Dr. Liechty's conditions and procedures:

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 Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epilepsy
Fracture
Fracture Care
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fracture              
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Conservative approach to spine surgery and fusions. Minimally invasive surgery is employed as much as possible

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Liechty's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liechty

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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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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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Excellent doctor and staff.
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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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