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Dr. Richard Stanger, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Stanger

Dr. Richard Stanger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.


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(225) 768-2050

Dr. Stanger accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Stanger's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stanger treats Spondylosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Stanger treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stanger treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Stanger treats this condition more than 95% 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
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stanger treats Low Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Stanger treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Stanger's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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 Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Surgery is always the last resort in treating all types of spinal disorders and pain. Working sequentially through all types of conservative management options and when needed optimizing surgical treatment.

Specialties

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

Education

2013
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2012
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2006
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1996
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School
2013
2012
2007
2006
1996

Dr. Stanger's Reviews

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Dr. Stanger just completed anterior cervical decompression and fusion 4 levels C3 - C7 on my neck. The procedure went fine. No real pain; or trouble swallowing as expected. This is the second procedure Stanger has performed on me. No doubt about it, he is educated; trustworthy; detail oriented; and...Read More
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Dr Stanger installed a spinal cord stimulater in my back. I went from a wheel chair to walking with a cane and the pain was reduced by about 70%. He was very professional
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Dr. Stanger has incredible bedside manner and its evident he truly cares about his patients. He is very down to earth and easy to talk to and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend him!
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Dr Stanger performed a surgical procedure called ACDF on me in Sept 2017 due to Spinal Stenosis. I had severe neck problems and he really helped me. I highly recommend Dr. Stanger as a Neurosurgeon to all my family and friends. He is very professional, listens well and answered all my questions...Read More
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Received acdf surgery Friday and home walking around sat .he knows his stuff and I'm happy with the results. The pain is nothing compared to what it was everyday after work .I'm glad I had it done by a talented Dr and staff .very caring nurses checked on me constantly .
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