Dr. Kenneth Rich, MD

Dr. Kenneth Rich, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Kenneth Rich, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5838 Six Forks Rd Ste 100

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 785-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Rich'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • U Ky Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Ky Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rich's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Rich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Rich seemed very caring and from my research appeared to be a competent surgeon. When I returned to see him a month after the surgery with a horrible cough, he said it had nothing to do with my surgery and he couldn't help me, I needed to see my family practitioner. Thus began the most...more
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Dr. Rich performed neck and back surgery on me and I could not be more pleased with the results. Also he is so personable: not your typical neurosurgeon God complex personality.
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Dr. Rich has done 6 surgeries for me and my wife and I trust him with my care. He is very good at what he does and I have recommended him to several people.
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