Dr. Richard George, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

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We treat all patients like our family members.

Biography

Dr. Richard George, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 60 years old. Dr. George is affiliated with Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street and Grace Medical Center.

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    Dr. George's Reviews

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    4.5
    based on 32 total surveys (2 with reviews)
    Dr. George's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (2)
    in Rotan, tx |
    Dr. took time to explain everything in detail. All of his staff was knowledge about all parts of their jobs. They answered all my questions before I had time to ask. EXCELLENT CARE.
    in Colorado City, TX |
    Back to work in 4 weeks I have no pain doing great
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    Dr. George's Care Philosophy

    We treat all patients like our family members.

    Dr. George's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  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

    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Southwestern
    • Internship Hospital
      Baylor Coll

      Completed in 1983

    • Residency Hospital
      Baylor College Of Med
      University Toronto Faculty Med Hospital
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hosp For Sick Chldn

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neurostimulation
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities