Dr. Richard Stovall, MD

Dr. Richard Stovall, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Richard Stovall, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2200 Park Bend Dr Bldg 2

Austin, TX 78758

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stovall's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stovall treats Spondylosis more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Stovall treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Scoliosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stovall treats Scoliosis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Stovall treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stovall treats Spine Disorders more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Stovall treats this condition more than 84% 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. Stovall's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
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
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
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 Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

We offer compassionate, patient oriented neurosurgical care. Dr. Stovall educates the patient about their condition, offers treatment options and allows the patient to choose the treatment course they are comfortable with. Dr. Stovall always puts the patient first. The patients are able to make informed decisions and LOVE his bedside manner.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2003
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1998
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1993
    University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician of the Month @ North Austin Medical Center, 8-2-06

Media & Publications

  • K-Eyes Ask the Expert, 10/2005

Dr. Stovall's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stovall

4.7

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
5.405405405405405%
(2)

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Absolutely positively the worst experience I have ever had with any doctor or healthcare provider in my entire 62 years of life. Had an appointment for 8:30 a.m. Monday the 20th of August admittedly was running late due to traffic tried to call the office but they don't turn the phones on until 9...Read More
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This review apples to only staff associate,Dr Stovall’s Nurse,who I have had to contact her three different times in reference to an MRI Dr Stovall,requested.I Informed her I had brain mri done three months prior,wanted to know if DrStovall,could review it.I had the disc sent from S&W Hosp,she...Read More
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My internal medicine doctor referred me to Dr. Stovall. And, I very pleased. My operation went perfectly (fusion, implants, spinal stenosis problem). I would recommend him in a heartbeat. If I ever need another procedure, I will go back to Dr. Stovall.
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Dr. Stovall is an amazing doc. From the moment he steps in the room you can feel the care he has for his patients. His staff however is awful, especially the practice manager, not sure what has happened over the past year and a half, but he needs his old staff back. So dissapointong, especially a...Read More
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DR STOVALL IS A GREAT NEUROSURGEON HELPED ME IN WAYS I CANNOT DESCRIBE HOWEVER HIS OFFICE STAFF IS FULL OF UNCARING PEOPLE WHO ARE UNWILLING TO WORK WITH PEOPLE WHO OBVIOUSLY HAVE MEDICAL ISSUES AND SHOULD BE ABLE TO ATTAIN HELP FINANCIALLY HOPE KARMA GIVES THEM BACK WHAT THEY DISH.
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Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
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