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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 62

4901 Lac De Ville Blvd Ste 240
Rochester, NY 14618
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Dr. Ritchlin's Experience

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Dr. Ritchlin's Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Procedures Dr. Ritchlin Performs

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Conditions Dr. Ritchlin Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

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ALLERGY IMMUNOLOGY & RHEUMATO
ALLERGY IMMUNOLOGY & RHEUMATOLOGY
4901 Lac De Ville Blvd Ste 240
Rochester, NY 14618
Strong Memorial Hospital RHU
Strong Memorial Hospital RHU
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
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    Dr. Ritchlin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Ritchlin

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albany Medical College
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Albany Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Mt Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Nyu Hospital
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ritchlin & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ritchlin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Rochester General Hospital

    • Strong Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
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    4.7 out of 5

    Dr. Ritchlin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ritchlin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    ALLERGY IMMUNOLOGY & RHEUMATO
    ALLERGY IMMUNOLOGY & RHEUMATOLOGY
    4901 Lac De Ville Blvd Ste 240
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 341-7900 (Office)
    (585) 784-6163 (Fax)
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    Strong Memorial Hospital RHU
    601 Elmwood Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14642
    (585) 275-2891 (Office)
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