Dr. Ryan Kretzer, MD

Dr. Ryan Kretzer, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Dr. Ryan Kretzer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6567 E Carondelet Dr Ste 305

Tucson, AZ 85710

Contact Information

(520) 881-8400

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 91% 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

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kretzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kretzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kretzer to family and friends
4.0
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kretzer's 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

Patient Comments (5)

in Tucson
Dr Kretzer saved my life. I came in numb on my left side and paralyzed in my left hand, my dominant hand. He looked at my MRI and immediately scheduled me for surgery. I freaked out and ran away to Hawaii for 3 weeks. When my condition got worse vertigo etc. I came back to Tucson. He did the...more
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in Tucson, AZ
Dr Kretzer was wonderful. He has done multiple surgeries, with wonderful results.
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in Marana, AZ
Caring, tell it like it is doctor. Under estimated the results. I had pretty extensive lower back surgery and I am so please with the results. I now have my life back and am no longer home bound due to inability to walk farther that 50 to 60 feet without sever leg pain. Thank you seems so...more
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in Tucson, AZ
Dr. Kretzer was awesome and answered all of our questions. His assistant Chelsea was awesome as well. We will have referred Dr. K. patients.
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in Tucson, AZ
Dr. Kretzer was prepared to listen to my problems on our first visit, having reviewed my chart and my films extensively before he even walked in the door. He answered all our questions and was clear about what he was going to do.
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