Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD

Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD

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42 y/o
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Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nampa, ID and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neuroscience Associates

16818 N Marketplace Blvd

Nampa, ID 83687
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • PacificSource
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Lochhead's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lochhead treats Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Lochhead 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. Lochhead's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nampa, ID and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2013
Barrow Neurological Institute
Residency Hospital
2012
Skull Base Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Complex Spinal Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School
2007
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2005
Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
2013
2012
2010
2009
2007
2005

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lochhead's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lochhead

3.4

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
40.625%
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I can say never wanted to have another back surgery but after seeing dr. loch head and him helping me to understand what needed to be done and his reassuring me that he would do I can tell you I feel the best I have felt in years and what a blessing to be pain free.I would say he is the only one to...Read More
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Dr.Lochhead was the fifth neurosurgeon in five states that I saw about extreme back pain. All the other doctors told me they could not relieve my pain,dr. Lochhead was confident that he could. Well I had the operation it was very complex and took along time dr. Lochhead did an awesome job, All...Read More
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Dr. Lochhead was very good to work with. He explained the options and the process for the surgery and the steps afterwards. In addition he interacted well with my mother who has some memory issues. He handled the related issues that arose with kindness and common sense. I would definitely...Read More
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Dr Lockhead did a great job on my father's back surgery; fusing vertebrae and opening up space for the nerves. What seemed to me to be a delicate, dangerous operation turned out great, thanks to this doctor.
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Went to Dr. Lochhead with extreme pain in my left hip and down my left leg. X-ray's showed the nerves being pinched at L4 and L5 vertebra. A laminectomy was performed within two weeks. The pain has disappeared totally. Have not needed pain medication other than what I received the one night I spent...Read More
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