Dr. Richard Anderson, Doctor
  • Doctor
  • Neurosurgery · Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

Dr. Richard Anderson

4.7

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: …

  • Age: 46

  • Accepting New Patients

Specialties

Specialties

Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

Achondroplasia

Aneurysm

Arachnoid Cyst

Astrocytoma

Brain Abscess

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cavernous Malformation of Spine

Cerebral Artery Thrombosis

Cerebral Palsy

Cervical Spine Myelopathy

Chiari Malformation, Pediatric

Chondrosarcoma

Chordoma

Craniofacial Disorders

Degenerative Spine Disorders

Ependymoma

Epidural Hematoma

Ewing's Sarcoma

Giant Cell Tumor

Hemangioblastoma

Hemangioma

Hydrocephalus, Child

Lipomas

Medulloblastoma

Meningiomas

Metastatic Tumor

Moyamoya Disease

Neurofibromatosis

Neurogenic Claudication (NC)

Pathological Spine Fracture

Pediatric Epilepsy

Pediatric Spina Bifida

Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome

Pediatric Trauma

Pediatric Tumor

Pinched Nerve

Schwannoma

Schwannomatosis

Sciatica

Scoliosis

Spasticity

Spina Bifida

Spinal Compression Fracture

Spinal Cord Tumor

Spinal Stenosis

Spine Disorders

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylosis

Stroke

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Syringomyelia

Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome

Thrombosis

Vascular Disease

von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Procedures Performed

Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion

Brain Surgery

Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery

Cervical Microdiscectomy

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy

Epidural Block, Facet Blocks

Herniated Disc Surgery

Incision and Removal of Foreign Object

Laminectomy

Laminoplasty

Lumbar Fusion

Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery

Lumbar Laminectomy

Lumbar Microdiscectomy

Microdiscectomy

Microsurgery of Brain Tumors

Microsurgical Procedure

Microsurgical Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Osteotomy

Rhizotomy

Spinal Discectomy

Spinal Fusion

Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Stereotactic Surgery

Stereotaxis

About Dr. Richard Anderson

  • No Sanctions

  • No Board Actions

  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

English, Spanish

Biography

After completing his neurosurgical training at Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University and the University of Utah, Dr. Anderson's focus has been exclusively on the care of children. Practicing at one of the top children's hospitals in the country, children receive the best possible care from a multidisciplinary team of dedicated pediatric specialists. While practicing a broad range of pediatric neurosurgery, Dr. Anderson's research interests in the immunology of pediatric brain tumors and biomechanics of the pediatric spine mirror his extensive clinical training in pediatric brain tumors and spinal disorders. For family convenience, Dr. Anderson sees patients in multiple office locations including Manhattan, NY; Ridgewood, NJ; Paterson, NJ; and Stamford, CT.

Treatment Approach

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Education

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Medical School

1997

New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia

Internship Hospital

1998

Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center

Residency Hospital

2003

Primary Children's Medical Center

Fellowship Hospital

2009

Board Certifications

Neurosurgery

American Board of Neurological Surgery

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

Unspecified

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Hospital

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

Medical Practice

Neurosurgeons of New Jersey

Medical Practice

Insurance

Aetna

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Card PPO

Cigna

Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

Medicaid

Amerigroup

Oxford Health Plans

Freedom Plan

UnitedHealthCare

Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

HealthFirst

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

4.7

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

5.0

Explains Conditions

5.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Richard Anderson

4.7