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37 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(8)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Ricketts is Excellent. Dr. Ricketts has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Ricketts, MD is board certified in Pediatric Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Appendectomy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Colitis
  • Colostomy
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Ileostomy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Newborn Medicine (Neonatology)
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Ricketts graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Ricketts has 20 hospital affiliations:

  • Redmond Regional Medical Center 
  • Emory Dunwoody Medical Center 

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Randall Ricketts MD is a male Pediatric Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard R. Ricketts practice?
Dr. Richard Ricketts has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Ricketts practices Pediatric Surgery near Decatur, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Atlanta, GA.
See Decatur Pediatric Surgeons.