Dr. Brian Rinker, MD

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Dr. Brian Rinker, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

University Kentucky PLS 740 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508 Get Directions
(859) 323-8082

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Dr. Rinker specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Lexington, KY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Plastic Surgerynull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      2.6 based on 11 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (10)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

      Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bone Disorders
      • Breast Diseases
      • Burn Injuries
      • Cancer
      • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecomastia
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hidradenitis
      • Localized Fat Deposits
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Skin Cancer
      • Third-Degree Burns
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
      • Arm Surgery
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Reduction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Facial Reconstruction
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Liposuction
      • Nipple Reconstruction
      • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
      • Skin and Tissue Reduction
      • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
      • Skin Grafts
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Wound Repair
      • Wrist Replacement

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Yale University

        Graduated in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        New York University Med Center

        Completed in 2001

      • Fellowship Hospital
        New York University Med Center

        Completed in 2002

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • French
      • German
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Rinker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Rinker's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Rinker

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients