In Practice Since
Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University
General Surgery Internship, University of Tennessee
Neurosurgery Residency, University of Tennessee
American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Fellow, American College of Surgeons


Greg Ricca, MD, attended medical school at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He completed his residency at the University of Tennessee Semmes-Murphey Clinic. Dr. Ricca opened his own practice, Ricca Neurosurgical Clinic, in 2006 and most recently, has practiced in central Arkansas.  In 2016 Dr. Ricca was recognized in the top 1% of America’s Most Honored Professionals. He is board certified in neurological surgery and a member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society and Aerospace Medical Association. Dr. Ricca is dedicated to providing education relating to the neurological science and has also assisted in the development, testing and teaching of new spinal fusion techniques and procedures nationwide. Dr. Ricca enjoys many hobbies including flying, driving cars and owning the Happy Bull Ranch, where cattle are fed grass that is free of hormones and antibiotics.  Dr. Ricca was previously a ground and flight instructor for the Bonanza-Baron Pilot Program. Dr. Ricca stated, “I am very excited to be back in Northeast Arkansas and the driving force of that decision is the team at NEA Baptist. It requires a team to effectively provide good, quality patient care and I want my patients to receive excellent care from everyone that interacts with them.”

Watch these videos about Dr. Ricca’s experience in the approach to patient care and his experience in the neurosurgery field.

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