Dr. Winthrop Risk II, MD

Dr. Winthrop Risk II, MD

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Dr. Winthrop Risk II, MD is a neurology specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1995 and specializes in neurology.

811 5th Ave SE Ste 3

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Contact Information

(319) 362-7924

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Background Check

3 Disciplinary Actions Found
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (4/9/2015)View details
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/22/2011)View details
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/7/2011)View details
1 Board Action Found
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (9/16/2016)View details
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Dr. Risk II's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Risk II treats Migraine more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Risk II treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Risk II treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 92% of his peers

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

Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Risk II treats Brain Disorders more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Risk II treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Risk II's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dystonia
EMG (Electromyography)
Epilepsy
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Optic Neuritis
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Seizure Disorders
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Stroke
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Winthrop Risk II, MD is a neurology specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1995 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Education

  • 2003
    University Of Ia
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2000
    So Il Univ School Of Med
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1996
    Siu School Of Med
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Dr. Risk II's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Risk II

4.1

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(10)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(2)

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Initial new patient visit approx 3 hrs. The only doctor I've been too that takes his time with you. Has great bedside manner and even takes his time with you on a phone call. Dr. Risk fantastic, knowledgeable and I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Risk is one of the best doctors to ever treat me. Extremely thorough, he treats me as an intelligent person with a real neurology problem rather than a malingerer. I would recommend Dr. Risk to anyone facing neurology problems.
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Immediately you can tell this is a physician that this is a physician that cares about his patients. Dr. Risk takes the time to explain everything. he doesn't watch the clock or get yancy because he needs to hurry up to get to the next exam room. I would most definitely recommend this neurologist...Read More
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Dr Risk war very attractive. He ask a lot of questions to dig deep down and get to the issues. He even called me personally several times to check on me and 2 times to give me test result. I believe he has very good bedside manner and will continue to see him in the future. Thank you Dr. Risk for...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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St. Luke's Hospital

Cedar Rapids, IA

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