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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
38 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(20)
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Simon Ritchken is Good. Dr. Ritchken has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
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Promptness 4.8
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Courteous Staff 4.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.9
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Simon Ritchken, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Ritchken graduated from University Of Cape Town. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
California
Gastroenterologist
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
San Diego County
Gastroenterologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Ritchken has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Dr. Simon Ritchken MD is a male Internist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Simon Ritchken practice?
Dr. Simon Ritchken has 2 office locations.
Dr. Simon Ritchken practices Gastroenterology near San Diego, CA.
See San Diego Gastroenterologists.