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 8 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
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
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 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 8 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lochhead's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lochhead

3.3

Based on 31 reviews

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1 Star
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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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less than 5 min in office with him, very egotistical did not listen to one word i had to say or seem to care came in room said is see u smoke i wont touch u tell u quit for 3 months, then said nurse will come in and send u for further test, that it. he did not care what i had to say or what my...Read More
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