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
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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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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  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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15  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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 to recommend Dr. Kretzer

4.2

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(13)
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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Bob – Sep 21, 2018
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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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Jesus Valenzuela in Sahuarita , AZ – Aug 02, 2018
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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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JoAnn Lathrop in Green Valley , AZ – May 14, 2018
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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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Roger Cohn in Tucson – Jan 19, 2018
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Dr Kretzer was wonderful. He has done multiple surgeries, with wonderful results.
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Jose in Tucson, AZ – Sep 22, 2017
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