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Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery*
3.4 (39)
Map Pin Small Boise, ID
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD

Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD is a Neurological Spine Surgery Specialist in Boise, ID. They specialize in Neurological Spine Surgery, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center and is affiliated with West Valley Medical Center. Dr. Lochhead, completed a residency at Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. Patients rated Dr. Lochhead an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Lochhead works at Neuroscience Associates - Boise in Boise, ID with other offices in Caldwell, ID. They frequently treat conditions like Lumbar Spine Fracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and have indicated that they accept telehealth appointments. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lochhead's Office Locations

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    Neuroscience Associates - Boise
    6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 400, Boise, ID 83704 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Neuroscience Associates
    1825 S Kimball Ave, Caldwell, ID 83605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Laminoforaminotomy
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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Sciatica
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Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Cord Decompression
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Cancer
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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Craniopharyngioma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Fracture
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Disorders
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
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    Ratings & Reviews

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    About Dr. Richard Lochhead, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurological Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 14 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1578743522
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Health Science Center
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • West Valley Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Lochhead has seen patients for Lumbar Spine Fracture, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lochhead on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    39 patients have reviewed Dr. Lochhead. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lochhead.

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