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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Anderson, Neurological Surgeon is Good. Dr. Anderson has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Anderson, FAAP, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neuroendoscopy

Education & Awards

Dr. Anderson graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)


Dr. Anderson has 22 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • Valley Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard C E Anderson FAAP, FACS, and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard C. Anderson practice?
Dr. Richard Anderson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Anderson practices Neurological Surgery near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Ridgewood, NJ.
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