Dr. Richard Ripperger, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 67

2300 53rd Ave Ste 100
Bettendorf, IA 52722
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Dr. Ripperger's Experience

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Dr. Ripperger's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Genesis Medical Center - Davenport
1227 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA 52803
Genesis Medical Center - Dewitt
1118 11th St
De Witt, IA 52742

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ORA Orthopedics, Davenport, IA
ORA Orthopedics, Davenport, IA
2300 53rd Ave Ste 100
Bettendorf, IA 52722
ORA Orthopedics, Davenport, IA
1414 W Lombard St
Davenport, IA 52804
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    Dr. Ripperger's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Fracture Care
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • 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

    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Graduated in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1980

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ripperger & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Ripperger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Genesis Medical Center - Davenport

    • Genesis Medical Center - Dewitt

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 7 responses

    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ripperger to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Ripperger's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ripperger

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    ORA Orthopedics, Davenport, IA
    2300 53rd Ave Ste 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722
    (563) 322-0971 (Office)
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    ORA Orthopedics, Davenport, IA
    1414 W Lombard St
    Davenport, IA 52804
    (563) 322-0971 (Office)
    (563) 324-0615 (Fax)
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