Todd Rickett, MD, PhD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
242 reviews
Establishing a good doctor-patient relationship is a fundamental step in understanding the patient’s issues and developing an individualized treatment plan.
- Todd Rickett, MD, PhD
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
He's a good listener, kind doctor, and very good with what he does.
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Forefront Dermatology
Fast service
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very friendly and helpful staff. Dr. Rickett was professional, knowledgeable and helpful.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
In and out in under an hour.
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5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Rickett was very professional and explained things in great detail. I want to also recognize Lisa as well. She spent extra time with me after he left the room "soothing" my anxiousness over managing my condition. I hated to hear she is retiring!
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Rickett was very professional and explained things in great detail. I want to also recognize Lisa as well. She spent extra time with me after he left the room "soothing" my anxiousness over managing my condition. I hated to hear she is retiring!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Forefront dermatology is always a good experience...friendly staff, timely visit, clean facility, that is why I continue to return for my annual visits. Thank you
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
This was an easy medical care experience. There was smooth cooperation between the dr and assistant, communication was very much to the point, dr was ready with any explanation I needed.
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Excellent care.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
It was a short wait to get in the see the doctor. He was very easy to talk to and even asked him about an condition that I had and it wasn't anything to do with my visit..!!!
Education

Undergraduate Degree:
BS, University of Louisville – Louisville, KY

Doctorate Degree:
PhD, Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN

Medical School:
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine – Indianapolis, IN

Dermatology Residency:
Rush University Medical Center – Chicago, IL

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Dermatopathology
Society for Investigational Dermatology
American College of Physicians
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Medical Association
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
National Neurotrauma Society
Sigma Xi Graduate Research Honor Society
Society for Clinical and Translational Sciences
Achievements
American College of Physicians "Young Achiever"
Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society
Baptist Regional Medical Achievement Scholarship
National Dean’s List
University of Louisville, Trustee's Advance Scholarship
Ernst award for Excellence in Undergraduate Engineering
Othmer Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Publications

Cao P, Zheng Y, Zheng T, Sun C, Lu J, Rickett T, and Shi R. A model of acute compressive spinal cord injury with a minimally invasive balloon in goats. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2014. 337 (1-2): p 97-103.

Amoozgar Z*, Rickett T*, Park J, Tuchek C, Shi R, and Yeo Y.  Semi-interpenetrating network of polyethylene glycol and photocrosslinkable chitosan as an in situ forming nerve adhesive.  Acta Biomateralia. 2012. 8(5): p 1849-58. * indicates equal contribution of the authors.

 Rickett T*, Amoozgar Z*, Tuchek C, Park J, Yeo Y, and Shi R. Rapidly photo-crosslinkable chitosan hydrogel for peripheral neurosurgeries.  Biomacromolecules. 2011. 12(1): p 57-65. * indicates equal contribution of the authors.

 Rickett T, Connell S, Bastijanic J, Hegde S, and Shi R. Functional and mechanical evaluation of nerve stretch injury. Journal of Medical Systems. 2011. 35(5): p 787-793.

Li J, Rickett T, and Shi R. Biomimetic nerve scaffolds with aligned intraluminal microchannels: a “sweet” approach to tissue engineering.  Langmuir.  2009. 25(3) p 1813-7.

Rickett T, Li J, Patel M, Sun W, Leung G, and Shi R. Ethyl-cyanoacrylate is acutely non-toxic and provides sufficient bond strength for anastomosis of peripheral nerves. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A. 2009. 90(3): p 750-4.

Gunderman R, and Rickett T.  Engineering and radiology: implications for education.  Academic Radiology. 2012. 19(8): p 1041-1042.

Shi R, Rickett T, and Sun W. Acrolein-mediated injury in nervous system trauma and disease.  Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 2011. 55(9): p 1320-31.

Li J, Rickett T, and Shi R. Peripheral nervous system repair: current progress and future trends in axonal regeneration and guidance. Progress in Neuroscience (China) 5, 2008.

Rickett T, Abdulla F, and Venkataraman G.  Primary Cutaneous aggressive epidermotropic CD8+ T cell lymphoma. In Ed Shao H (Ed.). Cutaneous Lymphomas. 2017, Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.