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Dr. Ricky Kalra, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 38

Dr. Kalra

Dr. Ricky Kalra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Frisco, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Washington University, St Louis in 2009 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.


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(972) 905-9226

Dr. Kalra accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kalra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalra treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kalra treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalra treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kalra treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Scoliosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalra treats Scoliosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Kalra treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. Kalra's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Ricky R. Kalra takes great care to ensure each patient receives the proper treatment for his or her individual needs. He specializes in all aspects of neurosurgery, including complex scoliosis surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery, crania...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

2016
University of Utah Hospital
Residency Hospital
2015
Complex Spine and Scoliosis
Fellowship Hospital
2010
University of Utah Hospital
Internship Hospital
2009
Washington University, St Louis
Medical School
2009
Rice U
Undergraduate School
2016
2015
2010
2009
2009

Languages

  • Panjabi
  • German
  • Hindi
  • English

Dr. Kalra's Reviews

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My daughter woke up after her Microdiscectomy a new person. Dr. Kalra and all staff involved in her care were highly professional and caring! Can't thank them enough. Highly recommend!!
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Dr. Kalra is without a doubt one of the best no-nonsense and to the point doctors I have known in my 65 years. He listens and cares about the patient. His staff has been nothing but professional and friendly.
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Dr. Kalra is very knowledgeable and kind. I was able to get an appointment with him with in one week of calling. My back pain has resolved since having surgery. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Kalra is an excellent doctor. He operated on my neck this past December and from the begging to the end I had a wonderful experience. Dr. Kalra was very detailed about helping me understand the surgery as well as the risks and benefits. He was not pushy and let me decided that the surgery...Read More
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Recently underwent a microdiscectomy performed by Dr. Kalra. Couldn't be happier with the results. His pre-op and post-op explanations/instructions were excellent. Excellent bedside manner.
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