Kim L. Rickert, MD

Guthrie Provider

Specialties:

Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
65
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  • Education
  • News & Video
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Adult degenerative back problems and disc disease
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • Brain trauma
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Cavernoma
  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Cerebral bypass surgery
  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Cranial trauma
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • External carotid-internal carotid bypass
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Moyamoya
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neurosurgery for cerebrovascular disease
  • Neurotrauma
  • Open neurosurgery
  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal tumors
  • Thoracic disc herniation
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider: 
5
Patients' Confidence in Care Provider: 
5
Time Care Provider Spent with Patient: 
5
Care Provider Spoke Using Clear Language: 
5
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions: 
5
Care Provider's Concern for Questions and Worries: 
5
Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
5
Care Provider Information About Medications: 
5
Care Provider Instructions for Follow-Up Care: 
5
Care Provider's Friendliness and Courtesy: 
5
Residency: 
  • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliate Hospitals, Milwaukee, Wis.
Certification: 
  • American Board of Neurosurgery
Education: 
  • Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y.
Fellowship: 
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (Neurosurgery)

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: December 2019
Very organized & efficient.
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
*Dr. Rickert is a very caring & made me feel I was in very good hands and I was.
Guthrie Patient: October 2019
I feel very fortunate to have been cared for by Dr. Rickert - she came into my app't. with options and treatment recommendations and answered all of our questions honestly.
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
Dr made me feel at ease and was very informative.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
I feel so fortunate to have Dr. Rickert for my doctor and Guthrie is very fortunate to have here her on staff. I would highly recommend her.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
The neurologist assessment was more complete than any assessment I have previously had. I currently have another provider and was looking for additional information to achieve better pain control. This was provided and options discussed leaving me in control.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
Dr. Rickert is an eceptional surgeon and care provider
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
*Kim Rickert is the best!!
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
*Kim Rickert is the best!!
Guthrie Patient: May 2019
Dr.Rickard, is the most wonderful Doctor and just a wonderful person. She is so intelligent and she makes it so easy for me to understand my condition and what she is going to do about it. Dr. Rickard also explains what I should do to help myself and what she is going to do help me. I would recommend her to anyone.