Dr. Peter G. Liechty, MD, FAANS, FACS
Neurosurgeon604 N Acadia Rd Suite 410 Thibodaux LA, 70301
Dr. Peter Liechty practices Neurological Surgery in Thibodaux, LA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Liechty prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.
Education and Training
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science 2002
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- National and International Presentations -
- Board of Trustees Scholarship Award
- Michigan Competitive Scholarship
- Herniated Disc
- Birth Defects
- Spinal Stenosis
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- American Academy of Neurological Surgery - Fellow
- American College of Surgeons - Fellow
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Patient Experience with Dr. Liechty
Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter G. Liechty, who serves patients in Metairie, Louisiana.
Dr. Liechty is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgical techniques. He uses advanced anatomy-conserving technologies and many of the world’s most minimally invasive fusion techniques, allowing for complex procedures to be done through an incision as small as 1.5 centimeters. As a result, he enjoys the immediate impact that surgical intervention can have on diseases. Currently, he serves patients at One Spine Institute in Metairie, Houma, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
One Spine Institute patients benefit from the highest level of expertise in the treatment of spinal disorders, convenient office visits, expedited surgery center scheduling, state-of-the-art diagnostics, as well as anatomy conserving surgical techniques.
“Give time, attention, and empathy. Get trust, understanding, and the best possible outcome” – this is the basis of Dr. Liechty’s approach to his patients. Beyond his technical expertise with the latest ultra minimally invasive surgical techniques, he offers patients compassion and thorough explanations, helping them to gain a greater understanding of their diagnosis and treatment options.
Originally from Southwest Michigan, he graduated from Chicago Medical School in 2002 and then went on to complete his internship in general surgery and his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery (FAANS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the doctor is board-certified through the American Board of Neurological Surgery, one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, certain types of birth defects, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.
On why he chose neurosurgery, Dr. Liechty answered, “It’s a wonderful combination of rebuilding but also a delicate precision that requires a very wide skill set. It’s a fascinating approach that gives you the ability to really impact people’s lives for the better.”
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