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Dr. Kristen Riley, MD

Neurosurgery*FemaleAge 51

Neurosurgery*

Dr. Kristen Riley, MD is a neurosurgeon in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Riley has extensive experience in Nervous System Neoplasms and Cranial Neurosurgery. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola and Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast. She is accepting new patients.

Dr. Kristen Riley, MD

Practice

2000 6th Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233

Make an Appointment

(205) 934-3411

Accepting new patients

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Riley is affiliated with Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast Miramar Beach, a highly rated hospital.

Dr. Riley is a Healthgrades Choice provider in Neurosurgery

The Healthgrades Choice designation helps you understand the most important factors to consider when choosing a healthcare professional. This designation is earned based on four set standards.
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  • Above average experience
  • Good hospital quality
  • Good patient ratings
  • No healthcare sanctions

  • Area of Expertise
    Dr. Riley specializes in the area of Neurosurgery. See board certifications
  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
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Dr. Riley's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riley

4.4

14 ratings, 3 with a written review
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86%
86%
4 Star
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1 Star
14%
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RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
What went well
  • I felt respected
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
  • Wait times
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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May 30, 2023
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Anne L – Sep 12, 2020
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What went well
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What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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May 03, 2019
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Locations

Practice

The Kirklin Clinic2000 6th Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233
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Practice

UAB Neurosurgery510 20th St S Birmingham, AL 35233
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Mary Lewis Skilled Nursing Facility1717 6th Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233
3

Affiliated Hospitals

Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast

7800 US Highway 98 W
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Recipient of 4
hospital awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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How patients felt about the care they received at this hospital.

89%
Patients said they were given information about recovering at home

3% higher than the national average

84%
Patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family

15% higher than the national average

View all patient feedback

Baptist Medical Center East

400 Taylor Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117

How patients felt about the care they received at this hospital.

88%
Patients said they were given information about recovering at home

4% higher than the national average

79%
Patients said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

4% higher than the national average

View all patient feedback

Helen Keller Hospital

1300 S Montgomery Ave
Sheffield, AL 35660

How patients felt about the care they received at this hospital.

86%
Patients said they were given information about recovering at home

2% higher than the national average

83%
Patients said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

8% higher than the national average

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