Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

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Pediatric Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o
14 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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After completing his neurosurgical training at Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University and the University of Utah, Dr. Anderson's focus has...Read more

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Dr. Anderson's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Anderson says...

    After completing his neurosurgical training at Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University and the University of Utah, Dr. Anderson's focus has been exclusively on the care of children.  Practicing at one of the top children's hospitals in the country, children receive the best possible care from a multidisciplinary team of dedicated pediatric specialists.  While practicing a broad range of pediatric neurosurgery, Dr. Anderson's research interests in the immunology of pediatric brain tumors and biomechanics of the pediatric spine mirror his extensive clinical training in pediatric brain tumors and spinal disorders.  For family convenience, Dr. Anderson sees patients in multiple office locations including Manhattan, NY;  Ridgewood, NJ;  Paterson, NJ;  and Stamford, CT.

    Dr. Anderson's Care Philosophy

    We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

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

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

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Background Check

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Anderson's Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achondroplasia
    • Aneurysm
    • Arachnoid Cyst
    • Astrocytoma
    • Brain Abscess
    • Cauda Equina Syndrome
    • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
    • Chondrosarcoma
    • Chordoma
    • Craniofacial Disorders
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Ependymoma
    • Epidural Hematoma
    • Ewing's Sarcoma
    • Giant Cell Tumor
    • Hemangioblastoma
    • Hemangioma
    • Hydrocephalus, Child
    • Lipomas
    • Medulloblastoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Metastatic Tumor
    • Moyamoya Disease
    • Neurofibromatosis
    • Neurogenic Claudication (NC)
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Epilepsy
    • Pediatric Spina Bifida
    • Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
    • Pediatric Trauma
    • Pediatric Tumor
    • Pinched Nerve
    • Schwannoma
    • Schwannomatosis
    • Sciatica
    • Scoliosis
    • Spasticity
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Compression Fracture
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Spondylosis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Syringomyelia
    • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

    Education

    • Medical School
      Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1997

    • Internship Hospital
      New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia

      Completed in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center

      Completed in 2003

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Primary Children's Medical Center

      Completed in 2009

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
    • Brain Surgery
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Microdiscectomy
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminoplasty
    • Lumbar Fusion
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
    • Microsurgical Procedure
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Osteotomy
    • Rhizotomy
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis