Dr. Richard Tippets, MD

Dr. Richard Tippets, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Richard Tippets, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 500

Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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more than 61% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 58% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 58% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Utah School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Utah School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Tippets' Reviews

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3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 1

Dr. Tippets' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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