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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rick Espe, Pediatrician is Excellent. Dr. Espe has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rick Espe, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

Education & Awards

Dr. Espe graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Kansas City, MO
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Kansas City Metro Area
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Espe has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Luke's South Hospital 
  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rick D Espe MD is a male Pediatrician, has 35 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Rick D. Espe practice?
Dr. Rick Espe has 1 office location.
Dr. Rick Espe practices Pediatrics near Kansas City, MO.
See Kansas City Pediatricians.