Dr. Richard Tippets, MD

Dr. Richard Tippets, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Tippets, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Tippets is affiliated with Intermountain Medical Center.

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 500

Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Contact Information

(801) 507-9555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vascular Disease
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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

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 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

Dr. Tippets has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tippets' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tippets to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Tippets' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tippets accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tippets has admitting privileges

Intermountain Medical Center
5121 S Cottonwood St
Murray, UT 84107
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