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Dr. David Ricker, MD

Pediatric Sleep Medicine*
3.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Tacoma, WA
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. David Ricker, MD

Dr. David Ricker, MD is a Sleep Medicine Pediatrician in Tacoma, WA. They specialize in Pediatric Sleep Medicine, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatrics. They graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Ricker, completed a residency at Ucsd Affil Hosps. Patients rated Dr. Ricker an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Ricker works at Mary Bridge Children's Health Center in Tacoma, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Asthma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Ricker's Office Locations

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    Mary Bridge Children's Health Center
    311 S L St, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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Asthma
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Shortness of Breath
Bronchitis
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Cystic Fibrosis
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Sleep Study
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bronchiolitis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
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Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Aspergillosis
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Ataxia
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Bronchospasm
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Central Cyanosis
Chest Pain
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Sinusitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Common Cold
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Croup
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Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Down Syndrome
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Exercise Induced Asthma
Fever
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Foot Sprain
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Headache
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Hypercalcemia
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Joint Pain
Laryngitis
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Nightmare Disorder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Overweight
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Pharyngitis
Phimosis
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis
Pollen Allergy
Primary Central Sleep Apnea
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Proteinuria
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Restless Leg Syndrome
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Separation Anxiety
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sleep-Walking
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strep Throat
Systemic Sclerosis
Tension Headache
Throat Pain
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Urinary Incontinence
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Bronchoprovocation Test
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Home Sleep Study
Immunization Administration
Lung Diffusion Capacity Test
PET-CT Scan
Pulmonary Function Test
Respirator Fit Evaluations
Tuberculosis Screening
Ultrasound
Wellness Examination
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.7
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    About Dr. David Ricker, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Sleep Medicine

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1386730471
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Children's Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Ucsd Affil Hosps
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
    • St. Joseph Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. David Ricker, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ricker is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ricker has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ricker works at Mary Bridge Children's Health Center in Tacoma, WA. View the full address on Dr. Ricker’s profile.

    Dr. Ricker has seen patients for Asthma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ricker on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Ricker. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ricker.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ricker, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ricker appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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