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Dr. Jill M Ritter has the following 2 specialties
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
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Dr. Ritter is the most thorough caring doctor I have ever had. She listens, does a thorough examination, orders tests she deems appropriate and necessary, diagnoses and effectively treats. Uncharacteristic of other physicians, Dr. Ritter wants to know the whole picture--all areas of patient concerns prior to drawing conclusions.,What more can one ask of a health care professional? Others have complained about wait time. This is insignificant when Dr. Ritter spends as much time with her patients as she does.
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2012, 2011, 2015)
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Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
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Dr. Ritter is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
29 Years Experience
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
Dr. Jill M Ritter accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsArthristis And Rheumatic Disease Center, 200 S Orange Ave Ste 107, Livingston, NJ
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