Dr. Rixt Luikenaar, MD

Dr. Rixt Luikenaar, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rixt Luikenaar, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Medical School Rijks Universiteit Groningen, The Netherlands-Cum in 1997 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, family medicine, and more.Read her story

Rebirth ObGyn

2180 E 4500 S Ste 265

Salt Lake City, UT 84117
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Luikenaar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
more than 79% of peers
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Luikenaar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Luikenaar "I am an Obstetrician Gynecologist, board certified, from The Netherlands. I have worked in several countries including Caribbean, Australia, The Netherlands and been on medical missions in Africa and South America. I graduated Medical School at the "Rijks Universiteit in Groningen" in 1997 Cum Laude. I spend two years in Law School prior to Medical School. In 2014 I opened "Rebirth Obgyn" and in 2017 the "Rebirth Gender Center". We offer affordable primary preventive and obstetrics and gynecology care to anyone. We also offer transgender health care services. I have taken care of many transgender and gender nonconforming patients and we try to create a safe environment for the LGBTQ community. I am a member of several professional organizations, peer review articles and teach medical students and residents. I am also Adjunct Faculty at the University of Utah."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Luikenaar "Respectful treatment, working together in a warm welcome environment. Participation in your own healthcare, clear explanation of what is done for you, supportive and caring staff. No judgement, we vow for equality and diversity. We take care of people, you will receive personable individual care."


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Bisexual and Transgender Gynecology
  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections


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  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hymenectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Prenatal Care and Counseling
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sonography
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vulvectomy


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Background Check

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  • Medical School Rijks Universiteit Groningen, The Netherlands-Cum
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • West Virginia University School Of Med Morgantown Wv
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • West Virginia University School Of Med Morgantown Wv
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • DaVinci Robotics training
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Luikenaar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Frisian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Luikenaar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Luikenaar to family and friends
based on 66 total reviews (21 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Luikenaar's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Luikenaar is a fantastic OB! I absolutely love her. She is very observant and driven to meet the needs of her patients. I have never had a long wait to see her and I recommend her to anyone.
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in SLC, UT |
So caring and kind. She really listens to you instead of clacking notes on a laptop. And she has a beautiful energy about her.
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in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Luikenaar is a godsend. She takes the to time to understand her patients needs, and she takes the time to make sure her patients understand her prescribed treatments. Dr. Luikenaar is consummate professional who cares about the wellbeing of her patients. I am so grateful for Dr. Luikenaar. She...more
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Ogden, UT |
Dr Luikenaar has been my choice for specialized care for the last 3 years. She is very caring and works to have the care meet your individual needs. She is constantly expanding her offerings and gives to the community. I would like to say we need all doctors to care as much as her, but she...more
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in Kaysville, Utah |
We've been going to Dr. L for 3 years, she is amazing! And her staff is SUPER helpful! I am sad to see so many poor reviews. If you have morals you NEED to go to this warm and welcoming clinic. Dr. L treats all women and men! She truly is the best.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Luikenaar accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
    Medicaid HMO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • SelectHealth
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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St. Mark's Hospital
1200 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Lds Hospital
8th Avenue C Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84143
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University of Utah Health Care
50 N. Medical Drive SLC
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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