Richard Isidor Rynes , DO

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(253) 985-6490

Franciscan Medical Group
11311 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 100
Lakewood, WA 98499


Richard Rynes, M.D., provides specialized care for rheumatology, osteoporosis and arthritic diseases. He is particularly interested in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis and vasculitis. Active in academic medicine and research, Dr. Rynes serves as a clinical professor of rheumatology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Rheumatism Association and the American College of Physicians, and is a member of the American Federation for Clinical Research. Dr. Rynes takes special care to listen to his patients and help them maintain and improve their ability to function, with each patient visit supporting better health and overall well-being. Away from medicine, Dr. Rynes enjoys skiing, gourmet food and wines.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 56 Years

Languages Spoken: Russian , English and Chinese

Education & Training

Medical School: Perelman School Of Medicine At University Of Pennsylvania

Graduation Date: in 1965

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Saint Anthony Hospital
  • Tacoma General Hospital
  • St Joseph Medical Center
  • Saint Clare Hospital

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter - CCCWA Exchange MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
  • Group Health Coop Core
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Signature Value

Rynes's Office Information

Fax: (253) 398-5648
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Rynes's Other Office Information

Adult Medicine Associates
4909 108TH ST SW
(253) 581-3075

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM