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Dr. Kenneth Rich, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Rich

Dr. Kenneth Rich, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Rich accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rich's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Low Back Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Rich performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Rich's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kenneth Rich, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1984
U Ky Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1979
U Ky Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1978
New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo
Medical School
1984
1979
1978

Awards

Dr. Rich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rich

3.9

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(7)
4 Stars
23.076923076923077%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(2)

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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...Read 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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