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Dr. Lars Widdel, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.9 (31)
Map Pin Small Redding, CA
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Lars Widdel, MD

Dr. Lars Widdel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Redding, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Universidad De Chile and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Redding. Dr. Widdel, completed a residency at University of Colorado Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Widdel an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Widdel works at Dignity Health Redding Neurosurgery in Redding, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Widdel's Office Locations

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    DignityHealth Foundation Neurosurgery
    2624 Edith Ave, Redding, CA 96001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (530) 255-6078

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cranial Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Acquired Brain Injuries
Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Spine
Astrocytoma
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Dural Tear
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
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Fracture
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Glioma
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Gliomatosis Cerebri
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Kyphosis
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Medulloblastoma
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Schwannoma
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Disorders
Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Laminoplasty
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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    • Colorado Access
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    • First Health
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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.9
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    About Dr. Lars Widdel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German and Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1447397708
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Colorado Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Colorado Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad De Chile
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Mercy Medical Center Redding

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    Dr. Lars Widdel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Widdel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Widdel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Widdel works at Dignity Health Redding Neurosurgery in Redding, CA. View the full address on Dr. Widdel’s profile.

    Dr. Widdel has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Widdel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    31 patients have reviewed Dr. Widdel. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Widdel.

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