Dr. Richard H. Tippets, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 58

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Dr. Tippets' Experience

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Dr. Tippets' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Tippets Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Tippets Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • See all 21 conditions

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Intermountain Medical Center
5121 Cottonwood Street
Murray, UT 84107

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
NEUROLOGY SURGICAL ASSOCIATES
NEUROLOGY SURGICAL ASSOCIATES
5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Neurosurgical Associates
Neurosurgical Associates
5171 S Cottonwood St Ste 950
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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    Dr. Tippets' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Spinal Fusion
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Tippets

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University Utah School Med
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Utah School Med
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tippets & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • 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. Tippets' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Intermountain Medical Center where Dr. Tippets has admitting privileges:

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    • Intermountain Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tippets

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tippets to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
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    Dr. Tippets' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 5 responses
    same as
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    Experience with Dr. Tippets
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Tippets accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    NEUROLOGY SURGICAL ASSOCIATES
    5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 500
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801) 507-9555 (Office)
    (801) 507-9550 (Fax)
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    Neurosurgical Associates
    5171 S Cottonwood St Ste 950
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801) 507-9555 (Office)
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