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Melissa Ricks, PA-C

Melissa Ricks

Philosophy of Care

I aim to provide compassionate and knowledgeable care to each patient. I believe that education should be a foundation of medicine, and that patients feel empowered when they understand their conditions and can be a partner in the healing process.

General

Specialties

  • Spine Surgery
  • The Spine Center

Certifications and Licensure

  • Licensed Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults

Languages

  • English

Medical Interests

Orthopedics, Spine, Herniated Discs, Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Myelopathy, Scoliosis, Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis, Compression/Burst Fractures, Facet Arthropathy, Sacral Iliac Dysfunction, Spondylosis and Spinal Sprains/Strains

Personal Interests

Skiing, Hiking, Camping, Volleyball

Education

Education

School Brigham Young University
Graduation Date 04/2009
Degree BS

School Midwestern University
Graduation Date 08/2013
Degree PA

Memberships

  • American Association of Physician Assistants
  • Illinois Association of Physician Assistants

Locations

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Edward Hospital

  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital