Dr. Richard Foltz, MD

Dr. Richard Foltz, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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62 y/o
(48)

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Dr. Richard Foltz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

Spine Surgery Institute

8430 W Broward Blvd Ste 200

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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1 Malpractice Claim Found
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. Foltz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foltz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Foltz treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foltz treats Spondylosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Foltz treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Spondylolisthesis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foltz treats Spondylolisthesis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Foltz treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Florida Spine Associates, our mission is to provide our patients with comprehensive neurosurgical and specialized spinal care utilizing best practices and the latest technological breakthroughs to ensure the best outcomes. Our highly trained st...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1995
    Duke University Program
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1995
    Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1989
    Duke University Program
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1978
    University of Missouri
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Dr. Foltz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Foltz

4.0

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
70.83333333333333%
(34)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(2)
3 Stars
2.0833333333333335%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
22.916666666666668%
(11)

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Terrible experience after lower back surgery. He tore the covering of the nerves in my low back. After a week of agony in the hospital he did another surgery on Me to fix his mistake. 2 years later I’m still seeing a pain doctor. He won’t return my phone calls. Big mistake going to him.
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This warm funny caring gentleman took the very best care of my son years ago. He is a smart smart excellent surgeon who cares for his patients like the doctors 50 years ago used to. When you are in his care just try to relax and trust him. You can’t do better.
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ABSOLUTELY RECOMMEND - Over 12 months and 5 Doctors later :( - I found Dr. Foltz quite by mistake. In my intitial consultation, he spent well OVER AN HOUR (unheard of) reviewing and explaining in depth what was going on. No other doctor spent near the time or had near the compassion - I had been...Read More
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Excellent surgeon and diagnostician
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Do not use this surgeon. This foul mouth braggart operated on my back and injured the nerves in my left leg and I now have drop foot. This causes me to have to use a walker and cane for the rest of my life. I called him about this problem with no return calls to help me. This is not the first time...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice POS
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Elect Choice
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nevada POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nevada PPO
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Assurant Health
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
Beech Street (Multiplan) HMO
Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan) WC
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Care Security
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Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue HMO
Blue Lincs
Blue Lincs HMO
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
Blue Preferred
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Solutions HMO
Blue Traditional
Blue Traditional HMO
Blue Traditional POS
Blue Traditional PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Caring Program for Children
Community Blue PPO
Federal Employee Program
Lumenos HIA
MCare HMO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare Select HMO
Prudent Buyer
Prudent Buyer PPO
State Employees Program
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Blue Alliance Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
Blue Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia POS
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois POS
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas POS
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan POS
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna Healthcare of Georgia
Cigna Healthcare of Georgia HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Georgia PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Illinois EPO
Cigna Healthcare of Illinois HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Illinois POS
Cigna Healthcare of Illinois PPO
Cigna Healthcare of New Jersey
Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial HMO
Commercial PPO
Dental PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Select Network HMO
Select Network POS
Select Network PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Carelink HMO
Carelink PPO
Coventry Health America
Coventry Health America HMO
Coventry Health America PPO
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co HMO
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Coventry Metro Comp
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
Optimum Choice PPO
Platinum PPO
Worker's Compensation / Focus Network PPO
Worker's Compensation / Focus Network WC
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
Coventry Health Care of Delaware HMO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware POS
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Coventry Health Care of Florida PPO
Employer Group Open Access HMO
Coventry Health Care of Georgia
Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
Coventry Health Care of Georgia POS
Coventry Health Care of Iowa
Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas PPO
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Golden Rule
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey PPO
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Dental HMO
Freedom
Freedom HMO
Freedom PPO
Gold
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Gold HMO
Humana EPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Tricare
Independence Blue Cross
Independence Blue Cross HMO
Independence Blue Cross POS
Keystone 65 Complete HMO
Personal Choice
Personal Choice PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare of California PPO
Molina Healthcare
Molina
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Preferred Health Network EPO
Preferred Health Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Heritage Plus Alaska
Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon PPO
Preferred Provider Network PPN
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Traditional Participating Plan
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah PPO
Value Care
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
CarePlus
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice
Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Dental PPO
Empire Plan
Fiserv
Golden Rule HMO
Golden Rule POS
Golden Rule PPO
MAMSI
MD-Individual Practice Association, Inc.(MD-IPA) HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Metra Health
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Optimum Choice HMO
Options EPO
Options POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
PacifiCare
PacifiCare Arizona PPO
PacifiCare California
PacifiCare California POS
PacifiCare California PPO
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare Oklahoma HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
PacifiCare Texas
Secure Horizons
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
UHC Illinois
UHC Illinois HMO
UHC Illinois POS
UHC Illinois PPO
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Broward Health North

Pompano Beach, FL