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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 55

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Dr. Rice:

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Dr. Rice's Experience

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Dr. Rice's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Rice Performs

Conditions Dr. Rice Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701
Black Hills Surgical Hospital
216 Anamaria Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rice

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Blackhills Neurosurgery & Spine
Blackhills Neurosurgery & Spine
4141 5th St
Rapid City, SD 57701
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    Dr. Rice's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • 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

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Graduated in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Med College Wi Affil Hosps
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rice & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Rice's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Rice has admitting privileges:

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    • Black Hills Surgical Hospital

    • Rapid City Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rice

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.9
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    2.9 out of 5

    Dr. Rice's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.2 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Rice

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.1 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

    10 responses

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    Is Dr. Rice accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • NGS CoreSource
    • POMCO Group
    • State Farm
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Blackhills Neurosurgery & Spine
    4141 5th St
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 341-2424 (Office)
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