Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD

Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3901 Rainbow Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66160

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Ryken's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ryken treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Ryken treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ryken treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ryken treats this condition more than 86% 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
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ryken treats Spondylosis more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Ryken treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Ryken's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radio Surgery
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tumor
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

U Cambridge-Ctr For Brain Repair
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Internship Hospital
1988
R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
Medical School
1988

Awards

Dr. Ryken's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ryken

4.6

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Ryken has been taking care of my neurosurgery needs & following me since 2003. I have followed him on his new endeavors since that time in order to receive the best possible care available to me. He is very professional and truly cares for his patients. I highly recommend him and in fact have...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO