Dr. Richard Stanger, MD

Dr. Richard Stanger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Richard Stanger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

10101 Park Rowe Ave Ste 200

Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Contact Information

(225) 768-2050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Workers Compensation
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Stanger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Stanger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stanger "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."

4  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Stanger does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Stanger has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Stanger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stanger's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stanger to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Stanger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Thoroughly reviews information and provides options. Performed my back surgery and it went well and as expected
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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...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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I had a spinal implant put in January of 2017,i may have had 40 days of use out of this device Dr. Stramger was a very great Dr. I had my procedure done here in baton rouge la.to this day I have I have not had a post op x-ray since my surgery January of 2017.The implant is a ST.JUDES...more
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