Dr. Peter Liechty, MD

Dr. Peter Liechty, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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 11 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

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

Awards

Dr. Liechty's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liechty

4.5

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
82.3529411764706%
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4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(2)

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Dr Lietchy saw me for free, offered advice, and did all he could possible do. Now I need to find a a new surgeon that is in my network. Thank you Dr Lietchy I appreciate you doing what you could.
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Dr Liechty did S I joint surgery for me in June 2017. . I never dreamed I could ever experience such improvements in stability and reduction in pain. I am still improving. There are not words to adequately describe how much that surgery helped me and how much I appreciate the remarkable...Read More
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Dr. Liechty, did surgery on my back in 2016. I was doing fine but do to a bad knee I have fallen a couple of times. My last fall being this week 1-8-2019. My lower back and tail bone are hurting. I am afraid I messed something up he had fixed. He is an awesome doctor, I wish he was near me again...Read More
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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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