Dr. Richard Stovall, MD

Dr. Richard Stovall, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 46
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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

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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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Top Care Areas

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Scoliosis
high
more than 84% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stovall "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."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician of the Month @ North Austin Medical Center, 8-2-06
Media & Publications
  • K-Eyes Ask the Expert, 10/2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stovall's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stovall

4.7

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
91.89189189189189%
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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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Don j. Stauffer in Georgetown , TX – Aug 20, 2018
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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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Dinah Khollman in Austin, TX – Jul 15, 2018
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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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Austin – May 31, 2018
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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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TX – Mar 03, 2018
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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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Feb 13, 2018
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