Donald E. Richardson, MD Pain Medicine

Dr. Donald E. Richardson, MD

Pain Medicine
Covington, LA 70433
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About Donald E. Richardson MD

Dr. Donald E. Richardson, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Covington, LA. He has 66 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Medicine. Dr. Richardson is affiliated with Lakeview Regional Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Southern Pain And Neurological 1200 Pinnacle Pkwy Ste 7 Covington, LA 70433


Dr. Donald E. Richardson has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Donald E. Richardson has the following 22 areas of expertise

  • Glioblastoma
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Cancer
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Stroke
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Laminectomy
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumor
  • Back Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Brain Surgery
  • Movement Disorders
  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Injuries
  • Pain
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Essential Tremor


66 Years Experience

Tulane University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1957

Dr. Donald E. Richardson Accepts the Following Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Preferred Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Louisiana HMOx MRF
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Donald E. Richardson

Donald E. Richardson received his M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his Neurosurgical residency at Tulane as well. Dr. Richardson was board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and became a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He remained at Tulane as a Professor for the school of Medicine until he started a private neurosurgical practice.

He later was a clinical Associate Professor at the LSU School of Medicine –Neurosurgery. Dr. Richardson served as the Director of the Hotel Dieu Hospital Pain Treatment Center. Upon the close of the pain center, he returned to Tulane as a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery. He was the Program Director of the Tulane Neurosurgery Residency training program until 2010. He then joined the team of providers at Southern Pain and Neurological.

Dr. Richardson is interested in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery and pain management. He is a pioneer in the field of brain stimulation for the treatment of chronic pain.