Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

Dr. Richard Anderson, MD

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Pediatric Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
46 y/o
14 reviews

Accepting new patients

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....See Less

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

710 W 168th St # 2-213

New York, NY 10032
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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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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. 
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Dr. Anderson's Experience

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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
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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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

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Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
4.7
based on 14 total surveys
Dr. Anderson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Anderson accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • 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
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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