Kim L. Rickert, MD

Guthrie Provider

Specialties:

Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
68
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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: April 2018
As stated before, Dr. Reikert is an excellent physician - I truly felt very comfortable and safe in her care.
Guthrie Patient: March 2018
I have 100 degree confidence in *Mrs. (Dr) Rickert.
Guthrie Patient: January 2018
Very compassionate, shows empathy and truly cares about her patients.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
*Kim is a asset to this health system. #9. Excellent.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
Dr Rickert was more than what I expected. Her care and understanding of my back problem. She is what all doctors should be like. She took extra time explaining and finding where my pain exactly wasand what she would doing with surgery. Best care I have received in a long time.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
Each care provider I encountered was again exceptionally top-notch, kind and caring.
Guthrie Patient: November 2017
Always very professional, easy to understand, takes her time and listens to all your concerns. Does a complete exam and goes over any tests that I have had done. A very competent physician.
Guthrie Patient: November 2017
I am a Medical Doctor myself and was highly impressed with her ways of explaining concepts and options for treatment. I have already recommended her to another person I work with for a second opinion. She is really a 'Doctors' doctor'.
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
My care provider was awesome and she put my spine back together. I was fortune to have such an excellent surgeon.
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
Excellent explanation and understanding of my visit.