Todd Rickett, MD, PhD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
236 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
vitals
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Everyone was very friendly
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very caring & knowledgeable. Explains everything very thoroughly.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr Rickett is kind and smart and very competent. Very gentle when doing biopsies or burning off moles/skin tags. I had a basal cell on my face and he got me into surgery only a week after my biopsy. I cannot say enough good things about Dr Rickett. Thankful for his help.
google
4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We adore Dr. Rickett! He’s so nice and personal and he explains things so well. He takes the time to make sure we have had a good experience every time.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Rickett is a wonderful doctor. His expertise in uncommon diseases was difficult to find. He was able to help me and diagnose the problem on my first visit with him. I feel extremely lucky to have found Dr. Rickett. I would recommend him without hesitation. He is kind, patient, thorough and highly competent. Dr. Rickett is the best of the best.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very professional and friendly office staff.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Rickett was very professional, polite and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Good visit .
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Rickett is very thorough. I never feel rushed.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Great bedside manner. Listens and explains in ways easy to understand. Amazing Doctor! Goes above and beyond!
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.