Dr. Petr Ruzicka, MD

Dr. Petr Ruzicka, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Petr Ruzicka, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1432 S Dobson Rd Ste 403

Mesa, AZ 85202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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more than 59% of peers
Brain Surgery
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more than 58% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 33% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Fairview University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Queens Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruzicka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruzicka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruzicka to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ruzicka's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Ruzicka is an aggressive surgeon. After being told by him that we needed to get open head surgery on my 4 month old within 3 weeks or risk permanent damage we decided to get a second opinion. I wasn't able to confirm any of the risks that he mentioned in my own research. The second neurologist...more
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Dr.Ruzicka was amazing at fitting us in the schedule. Once the doctor seen my sons MRI he fit hi in the next day. He spent lots of time with us and was so thorough in what our next steps would be in the future. He may have saved my sons life.
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