Dr. Richard Rynes, MD

Dr. Richard Rynes, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
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79 y/o
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Dr. Richard Rynes, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lakewood, WA and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

Franciscan Rheumatology Associates at St. Clare

11311 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 214

Lakewood, WA 98499
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Dr. Rynes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rynes treats Fibromyalgia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rynes treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rynes treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rynes treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Arthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rynes treats Arthritis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rynes treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Rynes' conditions and procedures:

Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Clinical Densitometry
Connective Tissue Disorders
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Fibromyalgia
Inflammatory Conditions
Joint Injection
Systemic Sclerosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Richard Rynes, M.D., provides specialized care for rheumatology, osteoporosis and arthritic diseases. He is particularly interested in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis and vasculitis. Active in academic medicine and researc...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1973
    Rb Brigham Hospital Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1973
  • 1969
    University Mich Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1969
  • 1966
    University Mich Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1966
  • 1965
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1965

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Dr. Rynes' Reviews

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Dr. Rynes is one of the most intelligent wonderful doctors I have ever seen:) He took as much time needed to help me under stand my health:) His staff is also kind and a great team:) I do not under stand this other feed back left for this doctor he is the BEST EVER I HAVE HAD and will return...Read More
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He spends literally only minutes with me. Didnt ask me any questions. When I began to share my symptoms, concerns, cut me off and told me not to worry about it. I brought my wife along to my second appt and when she asks only one question, which she did have more, he completely disregarded it. He...Read More
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Locations

Franciscan Rheumatology Associates at St. Clare

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(253) 448-3790

Franciscan Rheumatology Associates - Gig Harbor

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(253) 448-3790

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Medicaid

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St. Anthony Hospital

Gig Harbor, WA

St. Clare Hospital

Lakewood, WA