Dr. Rickey Lents, MD

Dr. Rickey Lents, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Rickey Lents, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cape Girardeau, MO and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from The Campbell Foundation in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

48 Doctors Park

Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Contact Information

(573) 335-7040

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 96% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Injury
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Wrist Injuries

9  Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • The University of Tennessee at Martin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • The Campbell Foundation
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • The Campbell Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • The Campbell Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Lents' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lents to family and friends
22 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lents' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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