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  • Cancer Surgery
  • Neurologic Surgery


Medical School



Temple University Hospital, Neurosurgery


Temple University Hospital, General Surgery

Board Certification

  • Neurological Surgery

Office Information


Patient Ratings and Comments

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4.7 out of 5 (96 Ratings, 28 Comments)


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Patient Comment August 2020
Very good experience I had I am having
Patient Comment July 2020
Provider & staff exceptionally nice. Am having an implant on 8-11-20 & will know better info about this provider.
Patient Comment June 2020
Dick Close is one awesome doctor who cares so much about his patients. Tower Health will lose one great guy if he ever retires.
Patient Comment March 2020
I am 85 years old. *Dr. close carefully explained a possible laminectomy to relieve stenosis in my spine. At my age it is difficult to decide because I am worried about length of recovery & rehab. The doctor explained the MRI pictures & pros & cons of surgery. My husband came with me to the appt. We regard dr. close very highly.
Patient Comment January 2020
He is a very capable professional with great knowledge in his neurology area. He is very nice, he knows what he is doing and is sure of his diagnosis.
Patient Comment December 2019
Dr Close and Nurse Janice are 2 of the best health care providers I have encountered
Patient Comment December 2019
*Dr. Close could not have done a better job for me.
Patient Comment November 2019
*Dr. Close and his entire staff were excellent, not only is he a very very good doctor but also a really nice man I hope there are more doctors out there like him.
Patient Comment October 2019
absolutely wonderful
Patient Comment October 2019
*Dr. Close knew things was very acknowledgeable I was very impressed. Highly recommended. The nurses were very nice and helpful. Thank you! ***
Patient Comment October 2019
Dr Close is a excellent doctor. Warm caring man..He makes me feel like I'm his only patient when ever we interact.
Patient Comment September 2019
Great experience
Patient Comment September 2019
It was nice to have C-scan & appointment all in one day!
Patient Comment August 2019
I would recommend *Dr. Close ***
Patient Comment August 2019
Good experience. 7. I paid attention to the physician - I had no worries about eavesdroppers.