Dr. Timothy C Ryken MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Timothy Ryken is a neurosurgeon in Waterloo, Iowa. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Ryken accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Neurosurgery, Spine, Epidemiology, Medical Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, General Surgery, 1988

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1990 - 1995

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Internship, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1988

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Chief Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1994 - 1995

University Wy Coll Health Sci
Chief Residency, Family Practice, 1988 - 1989

Iowa State University
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1980 - 1984

University of Cambridge
Other Training, 1995 - 1996

University of Iowa College of Public Health
Other Training, 2004 - 2007

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Outstanding Oral Presentation, University of Iowa College of Medicine Student Research

Mentor - Preuss, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors

Mentor - AANSRF

Mayfield Award, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Senior Honors Program Research Fellowship, National Institutes of Health

Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Iowa Chapter

Oxford Scholar, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Graduated with Honors and Distinction, Iowa State University

Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Beta Phi, Iowa State University

Publications & Presentations

Implantable Chemotherapy.

Biomechanics of subaxial posterior cervical stabilization.

Ten Year Experience with Implantable Local Therapy for Malignant Brain Tumors.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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