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Dr. Brian R Ringhofer Is this you?

About Dr. Brian R Ringhofer

Dr. Brian R Ringhofer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian R Ringhofer is Good. Dr. Brian R Ringhofer has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brian R Ringhofer is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Missouri Renal Medicine

621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 3015B
Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Specialties

Dr. Brian R Ringhofer has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Nephrology

    A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
    A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Urinalysis
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Dialysis
  • Chronic Renal Disease

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Reviews

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Good experience

My visits with Dr. Ringhofer have been good. During the first visit, he asked me to describe the symptoms that had brought me to him and listened carefully. He was very patient in explaining the possible diagnoses, and also explained why he wanted to take a cautious approach to the treatment, based on a series of tests to better evaluate my condition. During the first and later visits, I felt that I could talk to him and get honest feedback. He never makes me feel rushed and is reassuring. When the results of a significant test came in, he called me personally. I am very happy with him and recommend him highly. I had to wait a little while in the office, but then I can't complain because he is good about spending time to answer my questions.

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Pompous jerk

Dr. Ringhofer is a pompous jerk. He never takes time to listen to his patients.

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Five Stars

Shared my test results with words I clearly understood and provided supportive information for going forward. Easy to talk to. I like Dr Ringhofer

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Two Stars
  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brian R Ringhofer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Carelink from Coventry Network
    • Coventry KS PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry OA EPO Exchange - KS/MO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Missouri Renal Medicine, 621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 3015B, Saint Louis, MO
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