Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

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Pediatric Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Richard Anderson, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St # 2-213

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Anderson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson performs Brain Surgery more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Anderson performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Anderson performs this procedure more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Scoliosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson treats Scoliosis more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Anderson treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. Anderson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achondroplasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemangioma
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lipomas
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumor
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurogenic Claudication (NC)
  • Osteotomy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Spina Bifida
  • Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rhizotomy
  • Schwannoma
  • Schwannomatosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2009
Primary Children's Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1998
New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia
Internship Hospital
1997
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2009
2003
1998
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Anderson

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Aetna
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthFirst
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Oxford Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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