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Dr. Richard C. E Anderson MD, FAAP, and FACS is a male Neurosurgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, and Pediatric Surgery.
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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(16)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Anderson, Neurological Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Anderson has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5384615384615 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3076923076923 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.6153846153846 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
  • Currently 3.9166666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Anderson, MD, FAAP, FACS 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 7 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Washington Heights
Neurology
Washington Heights
Pediatric Surgery

Affiliations

Dr. Anderson has 22 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Anderson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 14 plans
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 2 plans
  • Healthfirst - 1 plan
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 19 plans
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 3 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 1 plan
  • AMERIGROUP - 3 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard C. Anderson practice?
Dr. Richard Anderson practices Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, and Pediatric Surgery near Ridgewood, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY and Paterson, NJ.
See Ridgewood Neurological Surgeons, Ridgewood Pediatric Surgeons, Ridgewood Pediatricians, and Ridgewood Neurologists.