Dr. Richard Stovall, MD

Dr. Richard Stovall, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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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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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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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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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 of recommending Dr. Stovall to family and friends
4.8
based on 34 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Stovall'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 (7)

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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This man saved my life. Got into a motorcycle crash and he was the one that removed half my skull and he was the one that put it back. The fact I am still breathing and speaking and walking is thanks to him. He was extremely helpful with my family while I was in a coma.
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Dr. Stovall was thorough in understanding what my symptoms were, and provided a very good insight into what options were. Great patient interaction. His office and his assistant all made for a very smooth preop, surgical and post op experience.
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Excellent. Dr. Stovall is a highly sought-after neurosurgeon because of his keen attention to detail, ability to effectively communicate w/patients as partners (he drew on my MRI printout to demonstrate the procedure proposed & explained each step in detail), and extraordinary neurosurgery skills....more
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I had cervical surgery in July 2015. It was very successful. Whereas I had been told by several previous surgeons that my entire neck would need to be fused, Dr. Stovall recommended a more conservative approach that did not require an entire fusion. I had two previous fusions in my neck. Today I...more
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