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About Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse DO
Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Minneapolis, MN. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Radiology, Pediatric Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Rittenhouse is affiliated with Childrens Hosp And Clinics Of Mn. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse has the following 3 specialties
A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.
- Pediatric Radiology
Pediatric radiologists specialize in using x-rays, MRIs, CT scans and ultrasounds to help provide the most accurate diagnosis to your child as possible. After they receive the image results, they work with your family physician or other specialist to give him or her a closer look at broken bones from an accident or recognize tumors, bleeding and infections that might be causing certain symptoms.
They focus on children as young as newborns and as old as teenagers and they have to be well-versed in the growth and development of children's bodies. This allows them to properly identify abnormalities at various ages and to work with your doctor on recommending the best treatment options.
- Diagnostic Radiology
Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.
Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse has the following 5 expertise
- PET Scan
- CT Scan
Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Dr. Rittenhouse is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
18 Years Experience
University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 2001
Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Medica Choice
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Richard W Rittenhouse
Hello, my name is Richard Rittenhouse and I'm happy to be part of diagnostic and interventional imaging at Minneapolis Children's Hospital. We have a great team and I'm proud to be a part of our hospital's mission.
Locations & DirectionsMINNEAPOLIS RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATES, 2525 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN
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