Dr. Alexey Ryskin, MD

Dr. Alexey Ryskin, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexey Ryskin, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Federal Way, WA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

35002 Pacific Hwy S Ste A105

Federal Way, WA 98003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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more than 98% of peers
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more than 98% of peers
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more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ryskin "Maximize Life...Minimize Pain"


  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


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  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Injection
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Space Coast Massage Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Yale University/St Raphael Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale University/Yale New Haven Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Or Hlth Sci University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ryskin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ryskin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ryskin to family and friends
based on 31 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ryskin's Performance

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Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Tumwater, WA |
Dr. Ryskin is an excellent doctor!!! Extremely caring and kind and listens to your issues and helps you in anyway he can!!! I have had such a great success with my pain since I have seen him and his staff!! My quality of life is better than it has been since my first diagnosis over 20 years ago!!!...more
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in Holiday Florida |
I loved this doctor and most of his staff. He was very smart easy personality and knows when a patient is really struggling. I wish I could go back to Washington just to be his patient.
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in Tacoma |
This is the best pain Dr. I have been to. The office is clean the staff is friendly, but most of all the Dr Ryskin knows what he is doing. I haven't felt this good since I was in my 20's. I tell everyone I know this is the Dr to see!
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in Chehalis, WA |
Dr. Ryskin, has been able to get me off of several medications that had been prescribed by a previous Dr. My pain level has dramitcally decreased with Dr. Ryskin's treatments. He has been doing research on the best treatment methods for my nerve condition, something other pain management doctors...more
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Richland, WA |
Dr Ryskin is the worst doctor I have ever seen. I was seen by this doctor only once but it was the most uncomfortable, degrading and insulting visit I have ever had with any doctor. Dr Ryskin was asked by a trusted doctor of mine to fill in while my doctor was away and when I respectfully...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ryskin accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Coop Core
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • National Elevator
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
    Heritage Signature
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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