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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Ritter is Average. Dr. Ritter has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 1.5
Courteous Staff 2.1
Accurate Diagnosis 2.9
Bedside Manner 2.6
Spends Time with Me 2.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Ritter, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Ritter graduated from Cornell University, New York.


Dr. Ritter has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center 
  • Western Medical Center - Santa Ana 


  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Jay Ritter MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard J. Ritter practice?
Dr. Richard Ritter has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Ritter practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Anaheim, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Ana, CA and Palmdale, CA.
See Anaheim Surgeons.