Dr. Richard Rooney

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Seattle, WA
male

Locations

Office

Seattle, WA

Address

904 7th Ave, Seattle, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Premera Blue Cross

Regence

Cigna

First Choice Health

First Health

Great West Healthcare

Humana

Labor & Industries

Molina Healthcare

MultiPlan

National Provider Network

Northwest One/Interplan

One Health

PacifiCare

Railroad Medicare

Three Rivers Provider Network

Uniform Medical Plan

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Seattle, WA

About

Specialties
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

4 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Rooney
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go : Go to your regular doctor and explain your symptoms. They are consistent with sciatica causes from the nerves getting pinched in your back. Your doct... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Rooney
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Perhaps : Perhaps find a different pain physician that will see you personally.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rooney
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes. A : Yes. A specific injury is one thing that causes a degenerative disc. Age, wear and tear, infections are other things that can cause degenerative dis... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Rooney
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
This : This could be from a new cause of compression on the nerve, scar tissue constricting or tethering the nerve or collapse of the disc leading to bony co... Read More
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Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

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Recommendations
5
Thank you notes
Dec 2, 2012
I have worked with many different spine surgeons and Dr. Rooney stands out as a highly gifted surgeon. Outside the operating room, he is a dedicated and compassionate professional which is perhaps why...Read More
Dr. Christopher Pepin
Dec 2, 2012
I enjoy collaborating on patient care with Dr Rooney. He develops rapport with his patients and takes time to educate them on their medical conditions. His surgical outcomes are excellent. I endors...Read More
Dr. Kevin Hatfield
Dec 2, 2012
I endorse this doctor. He is a skilled orthopedist and a great spine surgeon. The patients I refer to him are all pleased in his skill and care.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Graduated 1995MD

Medical/Graduate school

United States Military Academy
MD

Residency

Tripler Army Medical Center

Residency

Madigan Army Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Traveling Fellowship, North American Spine Society
Traveling Fellowship, Cervical Spine Research Society

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
United States Army
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