Richard Bucholz, MD

Richard Bucholz, MD

Neurosurgery Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University

Office Address

  • 3635 Vista
    3rd Fl
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    Phone: (314) 577-8798

Richard Bucholz, MD

Neurosurgery Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurosurgery: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • Clinical Interests: Movement Disorders; Low Grade Gliomas

Education & Training

  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  • Yale CollegeYale College
  • Phillips Exeter Academy

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License1983 - 2014
  • MO State Medical LicenseMO State Medical License1983 - 2016
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
    • Faculty Innovation AwardSaint Louis University Office of Research and Innovation, 2010
    • Health Care Hero AwardSt. Louis Business Journal, 2008

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • MRI-based high dimensional hippocampal mapping in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.  Hogan RE, Wang L, Bertrand ME, Willmore LJ, Bucholz RD, Nassif AS, Csernansky JG, Brain 2004:127:1731-1740
    • Separation of Craniopagus Twins Utilizing Tissue Expanders.  Shively R, Bermant M, Bucholz R, Plast Reconstruc Surg 765-772
    • MR Imaging of Lumbar Juxta-articular Cysts.  Awwad EE, Martin DS, Smith KR, Jr., Bucholz RD, . J Comput Assist Tomogr 14 (3):415-417

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Annals of Neuroendoscopy. Chapter: Endoscopic Choroid Plexectomy (Chapter 10) 
      Pittman T, Bucholz R
      Editors: Manwaring KH and Crone KR.Maryanne Liebert Publishers, New York
    • Interactive Image-Guided Neurosurgery. Chapter: A Comparison of Sonic Digitizers Versus Light Emitting Diode Based Localization (Chapter 16) Page 179 - 200
      Bucholz RD, Smith KR
      Editors: R. Macunias.The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Park Ridge, Illinois
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Reviews. Chapter: Management of Intractable Spasticity Using Intrathecal Baclofen Page 565 - 577
      Bucholz RD
      Editors: R. Katz.Hanley & Belfus, Inc


    • A Patient Specific Deformable Brain Atlas Accounting for Structural Variability Between Individual Patients. Bucholz RD, Levy AL, Marzouk S, Hammoud A, Bucholz RD, Levy AL, Marzouk S, Henderson JM, 1998 American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • An Internet-Based World Wide Web Server of the Three Dimensional Imaging. Bucholz RD, Levy AL, Mark K, Baumann, C, 1998 American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • The Determination of an Ideal Pallidotomy Target by the Incorporation of Intraoperative Physiological Recordings Deformed Into a Patient-Specific Brain Atlas. Bucholz RD, Levy AL, Marzouk S, Schaewe, T, Miller M, 1998 American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    • Navigation Systems. International Society for Optical Engineering, San Jose, California
    • History and technology overview of IGS. Image Guided Surgery Symposium, Seefeld, Austria, 2001
    • Robotics: Art, Science, Technology: Neurosurgery. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality: 6, San Diego, California

    Professional Memberships

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthLink PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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