Dr. Charles Ripp, MD

Dr. Charles Ripp, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(25)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Charles Ripp, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in pain medicine.

1625 Medical Center Pt Ste 240

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Postoperative Pain
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more than 62% of peers
Spondylitis
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more than 61% of peers
Spondylosis
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more than 44% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • St Michael Hosp/Med College Wi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Med College Wisc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Nebr Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ripp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ripp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ripp to family and friends
1.9
based on 25 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Ripp's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
POOR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

He lies. We spent over 500.00 in office visits,. Dr. Ripp did lidocaine first an it worked well. No pain for 28 hours. He new my husband took a lot of pain killers. Dr ripp did 4/5 times burning the nerve. Last appt he was to cut thru the nerve, he came dressed in old t-shirt, said to my husband...more
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Very good doctor. Stuck with me.
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Outstanding doctor who truly helps you with your pain needs. He follows the government guidelines and I appreciate that as I want to have a pain doctor to help me in the future.
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I have found this Dr poor bed side manners, I had him for a few years ago. His office never billed my husband's insurance then is still trying to hit us with the bill, never asked for our co-pay. We are still trying to get it cleared up. They never answer the phone either! I will never go back!
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Rude staff.. high turn over, never returns calls.. After 3 months of the worst pain mgt care I had to go elsewhere.
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