Dr. Richard Lebow, MD

Dr. Richard Lebow, MD

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Dr. Richard Lebow, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Texas in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.Read his story

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
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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
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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

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

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1 Star
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I am completely satisfied with the results of my surgery in 2014. Also, I saw him this year for a different issue. He recommended doing physical therapy and giving it time. He was exactly right, it went away on its own. A different surgeon in Murfreesboro wanted to perform surgery immediately.
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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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