Dr. Richard Lytle Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Lytle Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Richard Lytle Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

7 Vanderbilt Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 255-7776

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • America's 1st Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
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more than 98% of peers
Herniated Disc
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more than 96% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Lytle Jr, MD
I had to have Burr holes because I had 2 subdural hematomas. I feel this doctor saved my life and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.
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Judy L in Asheville, NC – Aug 31, 2018
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My best friend Steve P was a patient of Dr. Lytle. He was operated on for an arachnoid cyst on the spine. He drove his self to the hospital and walked in on his own and little did he know it would be the last steps he ever took. He has been paralyzed every since the surgery. If that wasn't strange...Read More
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Waynesville, NC – Mar 12, 2017
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Dr. Lytle saw my father in law at Mission Hospital and it was the best experience I have ever had with a doctor. Dr. Lytle and his team have went above and beyond. Thank you so much for all you have done for us. Wendy M
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Wendy in Charlotte, NC – Mar 23, 2016
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