Dr. Alex Rikhter, MD

Dr. Alex Rikhter, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(33)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alex Rikhter, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

1140 Hammond Dr Ste G7105

Atlanta, GA 30328

Contact Information

(770) 351-0900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Rikhter's Experience

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Dr. Rikhter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
0

Board Certifications

Dr. Rikhter does not have any board certifications listed.

150

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Procedure
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Donetsk State Med Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rikhter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rikhter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rikhter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rikhter to family and friends
3.8
based on 33 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Rikhter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Decatur, GA |
Dr. Rikhter is the BEST Dr. ever!!! He is so smart, kind and compassionate. He is the kind of guy who instead of spouting of how smart he is and great he is listens and give outstanding advice. I can think of no better person in the world to trust my health to than him.
in Dunwoody GA |
Dr Rikhter is the best and most caring GP I have ever seen and I lived in three countries. Technically he is very sound. The care is personal to the extent that we consider him as family
Atlanta, GA |
Compassionate, brilliant man who really loves practicing medicine and does it so well. Great diagnostician. He was recommended to us and we have recommended him to many others. We need more doctors like him!
in Johns Creek, GA |
Have Dr. Rikhter as a family doctor for more than 8 years. He always find the right diagnosis, treatment, takes time to listen. Very kind with a big heart, professional, a true Doctor for my family.
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Dr. Rikhter accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rikhter has admitting privileges

Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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