Dr. Richard Wohns, MD

Dr. Richard Wohns, MD

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67 y/o
(55)

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Dr. Richard Wohns, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

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1519 3rd St SE Ste 101

Puyallup, WA 98372
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Medicare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Wohns' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wohns treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wohns treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wohns treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wohns treats this condition more than 98% 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
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wohns treats Spinal Stenosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wohns treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Wohns, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1983
    University Washington
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1980
    National Hospital, Queen Square
    Fellowship Hospital
    1980
  • 1978
    University Washington
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Yale University
    Medical School
    1977
  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Wohns' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wohns

3.7

Based on 55 reviews

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1 Star
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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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Excellent! Dr. Wohns "bedside manner" is rare in medicine theses days and his surgical skill is second to none. He got me out of pain and changed my life for the better! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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First Choice Health
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Premera Blue Cross
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Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
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St. Francis Hospital

Federal Way, WA