Dr. Richard Bobo, MD

Dr. Richard Bobo, MD

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Dr. Richard Bobo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tupelo, MS and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.

4381 S Eason Blvd Ste 302

Tupelo, MS 38801

Contact Information

(662) 377-5700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Dr. Bobo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bobo treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Bobo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bobo treats Myelopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bobo treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bobo treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bobo treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bobo's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
All Lymphoma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Fracture
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Glioblastoma
Glioma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pancytopenia
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Peripheral Nerve Repair
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Secondary Hypertension
Sickle Cell Disease
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stereotaxis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stroke Surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Transphenoidal Surgery
Trauma Neurosurgery
Traumatic Brain Injury
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Science with compassion. Use the latest technology and scientific information for the patient, family and society. The patient makes the decision.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1991
    Senior Investigator 1989-1991
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1991
    National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1989
    Umc
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    U Miss Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1983
  • 1979
    Tulane
    Undergraduate School
    1979

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery UMMC, 1993
  • Best Doctors, 2005
  • Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1993

Media & Publications

  • Magazine artical about my Web site on Medem, circa 1999
  • Long-Term Follow-up on NCI Phase I/II Study of Glioblastoma Multiforme Treated with IdUrd and Hyperfractionated Irradiation., 1992
  • 12. Induction of Glioblastoma in nonhuman primates after therapeutic doses of fractionated whole brain radiation therapy., 2002
  • 8. Bobo H, Kapp JP, Vance R: Effect of Intra-Arterial Cisplatin and 1,3-bis (2-Chlorothyl)-1-Nitrosourea (BCNU) Dosage on Radiographic Response and Regional Toxicity in Malignant Glioma Patients: Proposal of a New Method of Intra-Arterial Dosage Calculation., 1992
  • 10. Bobo H, Laske DW, Arkbasak A, Dedrick RL, Morrison F, Oldfield EH: Convection-enhanced Delivery of Macromolecules in the Brain., 1994
  • Reversal of Abnormal Platelet Function with Desmopressin., 2012
  • Kyphoplasty, circa 1998

Dr. Bobo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bobo

4.5

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
13.043478260869565%
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Dr. Bobo is a give it to you straight kind of person, that my offend some. But the honest truth is better than false hope to me. He told me that he couldn't help me and why instead of operating and chancing making it worse.
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Absolutely only a compensation doctor. Patients are customers and income. No concern for treating patients.
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I had been suffering with my lower back for over ten years. Over the ten years I saw eight Nurosurgeons. One would refer me to another. After remembering the Nurosurgeon I saw in the 90s Dr BoBo I called and made an appointment. He took a look at my MRI and told me he could help me. I thank God...Read More
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Detail oriented, very personable and explains procedures very well.
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This doctor is one of the best doctor I went to. He is very caring about his patients. In fact I am getting ready to call him again. Dr Bobo did back on me and I went home the same and now I have shoulder and neck problems. I know he can take care of that too.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Medicaid
Tricare
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Options PPO
WellCare
WellCare PPO
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