Dr. Richard Boyer, MD

Dr. Richard Boyer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Richard Boyer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1932 Alcoa Hwy Ste 360

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 524-1869

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Boyer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Cord Stimulation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boyer performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Boyer performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boyer treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

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

Bone Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boyer treats Bone Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Boyer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Boyer's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
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 Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Boyer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Hosps and Clinics
Residency Hospital
University Mo Columbia School Med
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School
1992

Awards

Dr. Boyer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boyer

3.9

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
60.869565217391305%
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4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
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1 Star
17.391304347826086%
(4)

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Dr. Boyer did level 4 neck fusion on me Dec 2016 He did amazing job.Have had no problems at all. Surgery was not easy to recover from but he is a great surgean. My surgey lasted 7 hours. Thank you Dr. Boyer!????
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Dr. Boyer did a discectomy on my dad. After the surgery dr. Boyer appeared to be either doped-up or very much in need of sleep. My dad was in much more pain after the surgery and continued to be that way. Dad refused to go back to have any other procedure done because of being scared of further...Read More
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Dr. Boyer seems good. There are far too many hoops to jump through to get an appointment. Evidently, business is good for this medical group because the front office staff can afford to treat people rudely and with disrespect! They do not care! They were supposed to refer me to a pain management...Read More
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Is very nice and talks so you know what he is saying. He helped me, I couldn't walk and he did my surgery. I'm walking now and now my children are grown and they didn't have to help. They were able to be children and I took them to ball games to cheer or play. GOD bless the team of Drs. that do...Read More
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I met the man once, for about 5-10 minutes right before surgery in March 2014. Other than that I either saw an NP or a PA. I would have liked to have spoken to the actual doctor and asked my questions to him. When I complained that my post op pain wasn't being managed well, I received a letter...Read More
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Locations

Neurosurgical Associates

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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