Dr. Charles Rich, MD

Dr. Charles Rich, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Charles Rich, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

5171 S Cottonwood St Ste 950

Murray, UT 84107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Rich'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Columbia Presbyterian Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rich's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rich'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr rich is a very special man. He operated on my wife for a brain tumor, which was in a very scary place. He was successful and saved my sweethearts life. I thank you very much and I will always know how special a man you are.
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Dr. Rich is a wonderful doctor. He successfully operated on my neck twice and helped to restore feeling and strength to my hands. He was easy to communicate with and good at explaining the cause of my troubles. I personally appreciated the fact that he took a conservative approach to resolve my...more
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Dr. Rich was awesome. He clearly discussed my options and gave a solid recommendation for surgery. He performed a Bilateral Foraminotomy at L3,L4 & L5 and a Left Hemilaminotomy also at L3,L4 & L5. I awoke from surgery without pain (other than at the surgical site itself). It's been nearly 2 years...more
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Receive care from if you expect a surgeon who is a coward and barely prescribes needed pain medication in post op care. He then refuses any contact from his staff or patients after leaving them in agony. I had to discharge myself early with medications that were virtually useless to me.
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Excellent doctor. He was recommended by a nurse at the hospital because he has excellent success ratio. I had 4 discs fused and he did a great job. His PA, David Kotter, is also warm, friendly and kind. I received excellent care. I waited 4 painful months for an appointment but it was worth it....more
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