Dr. Eric R. Rittenhouse, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 55

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Sacred Heart Hospital
421 Chew St
Allentown, PA 18102

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    Dr. Rittenhouse's Experience

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Urogynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • 3D Ultrasound
    • Adhesiolysis
    • Birth Control
    • Colpopexy
    • Colporrhaphy
    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Essure® Procedure
    • Excision of Cervix
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hair Removal
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Interstim® Procedure for Overactive Bladder
    • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
    • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
    • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
    • Laser Vein Treatment
    • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
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    • Minimally Invasive Cystocele and Rectocele Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    • Mole Removal
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Pubovaginal Sling
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Sympathectomy
    • Urethral Sling
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Wart Removal
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Breech Position
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Female Infertility
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
    • Hemorrhoids
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Mastodynia
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
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    • Miscarriages
    • Multiple Gestation
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Stress Incontinence
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Rittenhouse

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    3 Sanctions

    • Physical or Mental Condition  (2/6/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Eric Ray Rittenhouse; License # MD050588L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician is unable to practice safely due to impairment. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine indefinitely suspended the physician's license. The Board immediately stayed the physician's suspension and placed the physician on probation for a minimum period of three years retroactive 01-22-2013.
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Noncompliance with a Board Order  (10/23/2012)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Dr. Eric Ray Rittenhouse; License # MD050588L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to comply with a previous Board order. ACTION TAKEN: Stay vacated/Probation terminated/Now active license suspension for a minimum period of three years effective 10-31-2012.
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Physical or Mental Condition  (7/26/2011)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Eric Ray Rittenhouse; License # MD050588L

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician is unable to practice safely due to impairment.

      Action Taken:

      • The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has indefinitely suspended the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Pennsylvania.
      • The Board has stayed the suspension and has placed the physician on probation for a period of three years.
    • State: Pennsylvania

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    York Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    Eastern Mennonite College
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rittenhouse & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Rittenhouse's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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