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Dr. Richard Wohns, MD

Dr. Richard Wohns, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 67

  

Dr. Richard Wohns, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.


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(253) 205-0181

Dr. Wohns accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Choice Health
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. Wohns' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wohns treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wohns performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wohns performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Wohns 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

Dr. Wohns' conditions and procedures:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Wohns, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2011
Seattle University School Of Law
1997
University Of Washington, Executive Mba Program
1983
University Washington
Residency Hospital
1980
National Hospital, Queen Square
Fellowship Hospital
1978
University Washington
Internship Hospital
1977
Yale University
Medical School
Harvard College
Undergraduate School
2011
1997
1983
1980
1978
1977

Awards

Dr. Wohns' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wohns

3.6

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
64.28571428571429%
(36)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
32.142857142857146%
(18)

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Didn't believe Mr when I told him l8tr spinal fusion felt like it was off, as a result I have permanent damage to my spinal canal
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Not sure if Dr. Wohns is a great Dr surgeon because I cannot get his office staff to follow thru and get approval from Aetna. To the insurance's credit they appear to be doing all they can to resolve the issue and reaching out to his office but no one from his office seems to want to follow thru. I...Read More
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He’s been correcting issues I’ve had done with another surgeon. I have a disability he has been working with.
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Absolutely awesome! Really knows his stuff!
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Dr. Wohns performed an artificial disk surgery on me, and I am now able to do all sorts of athletic activities that were impossible before! I'm hiking, running, biking, and I couldn't be happier. I heavily researched all the Neurosurgeons on the West Coast, and no one was more highly recommended...Read More
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