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Dr. Richard Bucholz, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Bucholz

SLUCare Neurosurgery

3655 Vista Ave Saint Louis, MO 63110

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(314) 977-4440


Dr. Richard Bucholz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Bucholz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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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. Bucholz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bucholz performs Brain Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bucholz performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bucholz treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bucholz treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bucholz treats Brain Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bucholz treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bucholz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pallidotomy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Dr. Bucholz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bucholz

3.4

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
50%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
12.5%
(1)
2 Stars
12.5%
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1 Star
25%
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What People Say About Dr. Richard Bucholz, MD
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I've been a patient with Dr. Bucholz since 1998. I believe the level of care was excellent. I was diagnosed with fluid build up in my head. He was caring and making sure I understood the procedure. I would recommend him to my family and friends.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Bucholz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
Yale University
Medical School
1983
1978
1977

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