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 40 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
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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
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 40 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
    1978
  • 1977
    Wm Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1977
  • 1976
    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1976

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3.8

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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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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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HAP Insurance
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