Dr. Gregg Ripplinger, MD

Dr. Gregg Ripplinger, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
(13)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gregg Ripplinger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boulder City, NV and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

Southern Nevada Surgery Specialists

999 Adams Blvd Ste 104

Boulder City, NV 89005
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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more than 5% of peers
Rib Fracture
normal
more than 5% of peers
Appendicitis
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Ripplinger'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.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
22

Conditions Treated

22

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2013
    Amount or Range: $150,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Patient underwent a laparoscopic cholecystectomy on November 6, 2006. She subsequently developed a bile leak resulting in peritonitis. The patient expired on November 13, 2006.
    State: Nevada
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 Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hurley Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ripplinger has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ripplinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ripplinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ripplinger to family and friends
3.0
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Ripplinger's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Las Vegas, NV
He save my husband LIFE !!!!!!!! THANK YOU DR RIPPLINGER U are AWSON the jones family
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