Dr. Richard Douglas, MD

Dr. Richard Douglas, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Douglas specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Clarksburg, WV. He practices at 1 location.

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I was frustrated, insulted & had no answers when I left his office. I have genetic osteoarthritis, which is advanced for my age. I was awaiting hip a replacement & experiencing sciatic pain. I wanted to know if the nerve issue would go away after replacement or if it would be a neurology issue we'd need to tackle post op. Douglas accused me of being depressed & wanted to prescribe depression meds. I was depressed bc I couldn't move and in chronic PAIN! Took 6 weeks to get in & get zero results!
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern University Afl Hopsital

    Completed in 1989

    St Joseph Hospital

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities