Dr. Cathy L. Riker, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 52

1300 Crane St
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Dr. Riker:

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Dr. Riker's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Riker

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Menlo Medical Clinic
Menlo Medical Clinic
1300 Crane St
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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    Dr. Riker's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 1989
    • Rheumatology, 1994
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Riker

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    A Einstein College M Yeshiva University
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Riker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Riker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Riker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Riker to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Riker's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Riker
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Riker accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    Menlo Medical Clinic
    1300 Crane St
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (650) 498-6500 (Office)
    • Parking: Free
    B
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics
    300 Pasteur Dr
    Stanford, CA 94305
    1-800-756-9000 (Office)
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