Dr. Ryan Kretzer, MD

Dr. Ryan Kretzer, MD

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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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Dr. Kretzer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kretzer treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kretzer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kretzer treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kretzer treats this condition more than 92% 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
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kretzer treats Spinal Stenosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kretzer treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Kretzer's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2004

Awards

Dr. Kretzer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kretzer

4.2

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
17.647058823529413%
(3)

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One of the most brilliant physicians I have met. Caring, dedicated and an amazing surgeon Empathetic And Dilligent
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Dr Kretzer is Very kind & knowledgeable about his field. We are very thankful for him & his team. He has a well trained staff. My surgery is barely 3 weeks out & I feel so much relief from pain & numbness. We thank God for the wonderful care.
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Dr Kretzer changed my life. I was not able to go for a short walk. After my surgery and recovery I now can go for long walks. I also am able to play tennis.
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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...Read More
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Dr Kretzer was wonderful. He has done multiple surgeries, with wonderful results.
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Golden Rule
Humana
Tucson HMOx
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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