Dr. Ricky Olson, MD

Dr. Ricky Olson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Ricky Olson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Royal Oak, MI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4203 W 13 Mile Rd

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance

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Dr. Olson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Meningiomas more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Olson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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 Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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 Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ricky Olson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Royal Oak, MI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurosurgery

Education

University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
Residency Hospital
1977
Wm Beaumont Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1977
1976

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olson

3.8

Based on 4 reviews

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Dr. Olson performed craniotomies on me in 2011 and 2012. I am grateful for his skill and attention to detail that has left me a survivor. He put extra effort into my first surgery to avoid possible career-ending damage. His diligence saw me return to work in 5 weeks.. in 2012, he adeptly removed...Read More
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Dr Olson removed a malignant tumor from my son's brain. It had hemmoraged, which further complicated the surgery. We have worked with many oncologists since then who all reference the brilliance and success of the surgery as a major factor for their optimism for my son' prognosis. We could not be...Read More
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I waited about 40 minutes to be called into an exam room and all in all 1 hour before I saw him. All that happened? Was told that I need 2 more tests and that what my Beaumont neurologist diagnosed me with is probably NOT what I have, even though he's looking at the same tests as she was. Nothing...Read More
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