Dr. Brian Rinker, MD

Dr. Brian Rinker, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Brian Rinker, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

740 N Limestone Rm E101

Lexington, KY 40508

Contact Information

(859) 323-8082

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rinker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Burn Injuries
high
more than 91% of peers
Hand Fracture
high
more than 84% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Rinker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • 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 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rinker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rinker's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rinker to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Rinker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This is the very worst doctor I've ever been to in my life!! He does not belong at UK!! He is very rude and didn't even try to answer my question!! He had my wife in tears just listen to him talk to me!!! He sure don't need to be a doctor that's for sure!!!
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I trust this doctor, he makes you feel comfortable and at ease and that's not easy for me. He talks to you and not at you or above you.
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