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Dr. Richard J. Meagher, MD


Langhorne, PA

About Dr. Richard J. Meagher

Dr. Meagher is a board-certified neurosurgeon practicing the full gamut of neurosurgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Meagher earned a degree in psychobiology from Swarthmore College in 1992. His senior thesis focused on facilitating recovery from brain injury. While attending Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, he engaged in research focused on degenerative processes involved in diseases like Parkinson’s. He graduated from medical school with Alpha Omega Alpha honors and moved on to perform his neurological surgery training at Temple Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Meagher’s training included award-winning research into the mechanisms of recovery from traumatic brain injury. His clinical research has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, and he has contributed textbook chapters and presented research at numerous international meetings. As a member of the North American Spine Society Evidence-Based Guideline Development Committee, he currently helps develop guidelines for spinal disease treatment. Dr. Meagher has become a world expert in minimally invasive surgical spine techniques. He has traveled extensively to perform surgery for patients in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio and Missouri. Dr. Meagher and his wife, Lisamarie, actively support their five children in schooling and extra-curricular pursuits. His family members are sports enthusiasts who enjoy fitness and exercise regularly.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independence Blue Cross


  • Neurosurgeon

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Hospital affiliations

  • Saint Mary Medical Center
  • Inspira Medical Center Woodbury

Board certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Doctor of Medicine
  • Temple University Hospital, Residency in General Surgery
  • Temple University Hospital, Residency in Neurosurgery
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Fellowship in Neurosurgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Dr. Richard J. Meagher's office locations

Princeton Brain and Spine Care

1203 Newtown-Langhorne Road, Suite 138

Langhorne, PA 19047

Princeton Brain and Spine Care

608 N Broad Street, Suite 200

Woodbury, NJ 08096

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