Phone: (603)448-0447 | Email:
Our Team ❯ FAQs ❯ Patient Portal ❯

Richard L. Saunders, MD

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Added Qualification in Cervical Spine

Education & Training:

Residency – Dartmouth Affiliated Hospitals (Neurosurgery)
Residency – Maine Medical Center (General Surgery)
MD – Tufts University School of Medicine
BS – Tufts University

Clinical Interests & Specialties:

Cervical Spine

Professional Memberships:

Grafton County Medical Society
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, (Senior Member)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons, (Senior Member)
COSIN Scientific Advisory Board
New England Neurosurgical Society
Society of Neurological Surgeons
Cervical Spine Research Society, (Senior Member)


UVMG’s emeritus and founding Neurosurgeon, Dr. Saunders is the former chairman of Neurosurgery at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, former president of the New England Neurosurgical Society, and author of numerous articles. He developed a state-of-the-art cervical spine surgery program at Dartmouth and brought his expertise, colleagues, and trainees to UVNN. He is now an accomplished sculptor.