Dr. David Ricker, MD

Dr. David Ricker, MD

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Pediatric Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
1 review

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Care Philosophy

"I chose pediatrics as a career because I love kids. I provide the best possible care, recognizing the value of the family. My patients are my primary concern."Read more

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Dr. Ricker has been acknowledged in the Best Doctors in America database. Dr. Ricker stays active by spending time with...Read more

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Dr. Ricker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    POOR
  • Answers Questions
    POOR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Ricker says...

Dr. Ricker has been acknowledged in the Best Doctors in America database. Dr. Ricker stays active by spending time with his wife Brenda and their six great kids. For fun he likes to ski, bicycle and travel.

Dr. Ricker's Care Philosophy

"I chose pediatrics as a career because I love kids. I provide the best possible care, recognizing the value of the family. My patients are my primary concern."

Dr. Ricker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatrics and Sleep Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Arizona

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Ucsd Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management