Dr. David Ricker, MD

Dr. David Ricker, MD

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Pediatric Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
1 review

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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....See Less

Pediatrics Northwest

316 Martin Luther King Jr Way Ste 212

Tacoma, WA 98405
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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."
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Dr. Ricker's Experience

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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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Ucsd Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ricker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ricker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ricker to family and friends
1
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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 accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Ricker has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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