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Patient Reviews

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 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

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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 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)


Dr. Ricketts has 20 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory Dunwoody Medical Center 
  • Redmond Regional Medical Center 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Randall Ricketts MD is a male Pediatric Surgeon, has 38 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard R. Ricketts practice?
Dr. Richard Ricketts has 8 office locations.
Dr. Richard Ricketts practices Pediatric Surgery near Decatur, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Atlanta, GA and Lawrenceville, GA.
See Decatur Pediatric Surgeons.