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Dr. Richard Bransford, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.2 (17)
Map Pin Small Seattle, WA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Bransford, MD

Dr. Richard Bransford, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Seattle, WA. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Vanderbilt University and is affiliated with Harborview Medical Center. Dr. Bransford, completed a residency at University of Wa School of Med. Patients rated Dr. Bransford an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Bransford works at Stroke Clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

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Dr. Bransford's Office Locations

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    Stroke Clinic at Harborview Medical Center
    908 Jefferson St, Seattle, WA 98104 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (206) 520-5000
    Monday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Harborview Medical Center

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Spinal Fusion
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Treatment frequency



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Spinal Fusion
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Ankle Fracture
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Pelvic Fracture
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spine Fracture Treatment
Wound Repair
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Ataxia
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Autonomic Disorders
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Avascular Necrosis
Bone Cancer
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Discitis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Tear
Fibular Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
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Humerus Fracture
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Fracture
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spina Bifida
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lupus
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Miner's Knee
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacral Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Osteophyte
Spondylitis
Sternum Fracture
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibial Fracture
TMJ
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Vertebral Column Tumors
Disc Replacement
Interlaminar Spacer
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Laminoplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Steroid Injection
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Richard Bransford, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1457431421
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Wa School of Med
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Bransford, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bransford is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Bransford works at Stroke Clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. View the full address on Dr. Bransford’s profile.

    Dr. Bransford has seen patients for Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bransford on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Bransford. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bransford.

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