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Dr. Richard Boyer, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.2 (39)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Boyer, MD

Dr. Richard Boyer, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio Long School of Medicine and is affiliated with Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge and University of Tennessee Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Boyer an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Boyer works at Practice in Knoxville, TN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Boyer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Neurosurgical Associates PC
    1932 Alcoa Hwy Ste 360, Knoxville, TN 37920 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 524-1869
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Office
    9314 Park West Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37923 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 694-0577
  3. 3
    University of Tennessee Medical Center
    1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 524-1869

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  • Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center

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Broken Neck
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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Hydrocephalus
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Brain Surgery
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
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Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Craniosynostosis
Dural Tear
Ischemic Encephalopathy
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Malignant Schwannoma
Myelitis
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Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Torticollis
Transverse Myelitis
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Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Aspiration for Spinal Cord Cyst or Syrinx
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    4.2
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    Based on 39 ratings
    Patient Ratings (39)
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1902885098
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio Long School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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