Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD

Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Timothy Ryken, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 30 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

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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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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tumor
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
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21  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ryken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ryken's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ryken

4.6

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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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