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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Rynes is Below Average. Dr. Rynes has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 2.6
Courteous Staff 3.1
Accurate Diagnosis 1.9
Bedside Manner 1.4
Spends Time with Me 1.2
Follows Up After Visit 1.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Rynes, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 24 areas:
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Diseases
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
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Education & Awards

Dr. Rynes graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia.


Dr. Rynes has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • St Joseph Medical Center 
  • Saint Clare Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard I Rynes MD is a male Internist, has 47 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Richard I. Rynes practice?
Dr. Richard Rynes has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Rynes practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Lakewood, WA.
Additional practice locations include: Tacoma, WA and Port Orchard, WA.
See Lakewood Internists and Lakewood Rheumatologists.