Dr. Richard Lebow, MD

Dr. Richard Lebow, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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41 y/o
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Dr. Richard Lebow, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.Read his story

Howell-Allen Clinic

2011 Murphy Ave Ste 301

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • MultiPlan
  • NovaNet
  • One Health

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. Lebow's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lebow treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lebow treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lebow treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lebow treats this condition more than 97% 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
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lebow treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lebow treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Lebow's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis Correction
Aneurysm
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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
Complex Spine Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Failed Back Surgery Revision
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
Low Back Pain
Low Back Procedure
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microneurovascular Surgery
Microsurgical Procedure
Microvascular Decompression
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Scoliosis Treatment
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulnar Neuropathy
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am committed to providing exceptional patient care, treating each individual like family. My use of minimally invasive techniques allows for smaller incisions and quicker recovery periods.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2015
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2011
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2005
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    University of Texas
    Medical School
    2004
  • 2000
    University of Texas
    Undergraduate School
    2000

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion and, 2011
  • Bone Graft Options, Bone Graft Substitutes, and Bone Harvest, 2011
  • Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation: Vertebroplasty and, 2010
  • Cheng JS, Lebow RL, Schmidt MH, Spooner J., 2008
  • Forbes JA, Chambless LB, Smith JG, Wushensky CA, Lebow RL, Alvarez J, Pearson MM., 2011
  • Lebow RL, Adogwa O, Parker SL, Sharma A, Cheng JS, McGirt MJ., 2011
  • Palka KT, Lebow RL, Weaver KD, Kressin MK., 2008
  • Lebow RL, Parker SL, Adogwa O, Reig A, Cheng J, Bydon A, McGirt MJ, 2012

Dr. Lebow's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lebow

4.5

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
1 Star
9.523809523809524%
(2)

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Dr. Richard Lebow, MD is the best he saved my life. He removed three brain tumors. Thank you Tondia
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Operated on my husband almost a year ago & he almost died, had a stroke during surgery which after begging for weeks to check they finally found yes he had had stroke during surgery. Worst 4 months hospital stay ever, 3 additional emergency surgeries within a few days. Would not ever recommend...Read More
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I am a retired nurse and am very picky about which doctors I see and especially which surgeons I allow to perform surgery on me. I had a ruptured cervical disc and needed surgery. A friend had a back disc surgery that failed and Dr Lebow redid her surgery with great results. I saw him and he did...Read More
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One July morning in 2016, Dr. Lebow preformed my back surgery. I had been suffering for many years and had given up hope of ever feeling good again. But Meeting Dr. Lebow, he gave me hope of being able to walk, go shopping and enjoying life again. Today is September 26th 2016 and I can honestly say...Read More
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I would never refer none
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Aetna
Aetna PPO
Commercial HMO
Baptist Health Services Group
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Network C
Network P
Network S
Cigna
Cigna Connect Network
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cigna-HealthSpring
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicaid of Tennessee
Tenncare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
NovaNet
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
One Health PPO
Prime Health Services
Private HealthCare Systems
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
Prime
Standard
Tricare South
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Compass
Medicare Advantage
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
Medicare Advantage

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