Dr. Randolph Bishop, MD
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Dr. Randolph Bishop, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

Care Philosophy

Focus on minimally invasive outpatient spine and pain surgery


Dr. Randolph Bishop, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Savannah, GA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Bishop is affiliated with East Georgia Regional Medical Center, Effingham Health System, Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah and Memorial Health University Medical Center.

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Dr. Bishop's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (8)
in sav. ga. 31406 |
best dr I have ever had no pain even 1st day,did not need to take any pain meds. dr bishop is my hero ,after 9month of constant pain I am pain free.
in Savannah, GA |
Dr Bishop is a neurosurgeon which means, he makes his money off of doing surgeries. However, when he treated me the first thing he wanted to do with physical therapy not rush me under the knife and for that, I have much respect. He would have made a lot more money off of me had he taking me into surgery, but because of my younger age he wanted to try everything else first. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
in Guyton, GA |
I really like Dr. Bishop, his obvious knowledge of his trade makes you feel instantly in the right hands. I'm a 33 year old woman who was honestly at the point that I thought spinal surgery was my only option for relief (I wasn't interested in the time or money injections and PT would require) and he took care in answering all my questions thus dissuading me. He suggested I try yoga, so I bought some DVD's and some accessories and I couldn't be feeing better!
Chicago, IL |
I grant you, Dr. Bishop, did take the time to explain the MRI, but My and my family concern was he didn't take the time to come out after surgery and explain what took so long and what else he had to do during surgery. If I hadn't seen him in the hall way after coming from the bathroom with a nurse, then I wouldn't have seen him then. He nor his staff has never called to see how I was doing, nor a follow up visit. I now have other problems that has come up , and I certainly won't recommend
in Bluffton SC |
Great experience with Dr Bishop and staff. All positive things to say. NP Beth is super, explains everything and spends time with you. Very caring. Susanne who books appointment is very nice too.
in Springfield, GA |
Dr. Bishop is amazing. Totally helped me out in a time of desperation. Saw 2 ortho docs before him, got nowhere. I don't know where the negative reviews come from because I have witnessed nothing but positive things from him. His assistant Beth who helps him in the surgeries and office is really great. She explains everything to my level and is always so nice and pleasant just like he is. They are a great team!! All good things to say about Dr. Bishop and Beth!!!!! Thank you.
in Savannah, GA |
Dr. Bishop is a very caring and patient friendly doctor who takes the time to explain the issue that has been found and what needs to be done. I have been a patient of Dr. Bishop for some time now and I would truly recommend him to family, friends and everyone else, and his staff is incredible people.
Rincon, GA |
Dr. Bishop did not listen. When we asked a question he acted as though we were not to question him. My husband had an mri done and I do not believe Dr. Bishop even looked at it. When asked about bulging disc he informed us everyone has those. My husband was talking to him and he got up and walked out of the room. It took a month for them to finally call about injections and at that time we had already seen another doctor and had an injection scheduled.
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Dr. Bishop's Care Philosophy

Focus on minimally invasive outpatient spine and pain surgery

Dr. Bishop's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Bishop has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (6/18/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $473,000.00
    • State: Georgia
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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Children's Hospital Of Al
    University Of Al Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities