Dr. Phelps Kip, MD

Dr. Phelps Kip, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Phelps Kip, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

6630 S McCarran Blvd Ste A4

Reno, NV 89509

Contact Information

(775) 828-2873

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Kip'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.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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 At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • SUNY At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • SUNY At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Aspen Orth Assocs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kip has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kip's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kip to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kip'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Kip and his staff are all excellent people and care about every individual patient.
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Dr. Kip is a wonderful doctor. He listened to every word I said to him. I recommend him to all my family and friends!
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After the first meeting with Dr. Kip I felt confident that he would be able to help me with my back problems. He took the time to explain all that he thought was wrong with me and what he and his staff were going to do to try and correct it. All the time being very professional and very friendly....more
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Dr. Kip and his excellent staff explained everything very clearly. My surgery was scheduled very quickly. The surgery has been very good to me so far. I would and will tell everyone that I would recommend Dr. Kip for his skill and" bedside manner" I won't forget his very excellent staff either!
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