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Dr. Cathy Riker, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 56

Dr. Riker

Dr. Cathy Riker, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Menlo Park, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(650) 498-6660

Dr. Riker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross HMO
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Shield of California
Added Advantage POS
Blue Shield of California HMO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Health Net
Health Net POS
Healthy Heart HMO
Humana
Humana PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PHCS POS
PHCS PPO
Stanford Health Care Advantage
Medicare Advantage
Stanford Health Care Alliance
Group Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Riker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Temporal Arteritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riker treats Temporal Arteritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Riker treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Psoriatic Arthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riker treats Psoriatic Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Riker treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Chondrocalcinosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riker treats Chondrocalcinosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Riker treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Riker's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Cathy Riker, MD, is one of over 300 Stanford Medicine-affiliated providers located throughout the Bay Area. She is board certified in Rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

A Einstein College M Yeshiva University
Residency Hospital
Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Medical School
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Riker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riker

4.6

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I have been a patient of Dr Riker for about 20 years. I moved out of state 12 years ago but continue to return to see her twice a year. In my almost 71 years I have never had a physician even approach her level of care and skill. She is nit just a doctor but a true caring healer.
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I had an unpleasant experience with Dr Riker. I arrived in time for my appointment, and the receptionist said the appointment appears to be canceled. I had not been made aware of this. The receptionist asked me to wait while they sorted it out. After waiting for 40 minutes, the nurse told me they...Read More
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