Dr. Christopher Ronkar, MD

Dr. Christopher Ronkar, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Ronkar, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Urbandale, IA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

8421 Plum Dr

Urbandale, IA 50322

Contact Information

(515) 270-7222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteopenia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
69

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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 Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Central Ia Health Sys/Ia Methodi
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Mo Columbia School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ronkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ronkar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ronkar to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ronkar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Newton, IA |
Wonderful Doctor! Listened to my concerns and very up to date on procedures !
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ronkar accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
    Health Net POS
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ronkar has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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