AboutDr. Jonathan Ritvo, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Aurora, CO. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Addiction Medicine and Neurology. Dr. Ritvo is affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Jonathan Ritvo has the following 2 specialties
- Addiction Medicine
An addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who treats patients with addictions to substances like drugs and alcohol or, in some cases, behaviors like gambling. Many of these specialists also treat the diseases that stem from these addictions.
These physicians are specially trained to prevent and treat the disease of addiction via psychiatric means, or other fields of medicine like family or internal medicine.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
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Dr. Ritvo is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
University of Colorado Hospital
12605 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
42 Years Experience
Graduated in 1973
University Of Colorado Health