Richard Stanger, M.D.
Dr. Stanger earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, majoring in biochemistry and minoring in history. He received his medical degree from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in The Bronx, New York. He then completed his general surgery internship and neurosurgery residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond where he served as Chief Resident from 2010-2011. While in Richmond, Dr. Stanger completed a 2-year fellowship in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at The Medical College of Virginia and also served as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Stanger specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spine surgery-cervical & lumbar, brain tumors, spine tumors, pituitary tumors, cranial surgery, carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve, spinal cord stimulators, baclofen pumps.
- Cancer Center or Physician Group Affiliations
Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
The NeuroMedical Center Clinic
- Experience and Training
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internship: Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
- Certifications American Board of Neurological Surgery
- Neurological Surgery
Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center (Baton Rouge): (225) 767-0847
On your first visit to any Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center location, you should bring the following with you:
- Insurance cards/information about insurance policies, Medicare/Medicaid, cancer policies
- Driver’s license or other form of picture I.D.
- List of all medications you are presently taking
- List of all doctors who are involved in your care
- List of questions you would like to ask the doctor
- Please arrive 20 minutes before your appointment time to complete admission and medical history forms.