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Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Ritter

UBMD Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine

462 Grider St Buffalo, NY 14215

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(716) 204-3200


Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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Dr. Ritter accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Ritter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritter performs Excision of Tibia or Fibula more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ritter performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritter performs Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ritter performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritter performs Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ritter performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction

Dr. Ritter's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

Dr. Ritter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ritter

4.3

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(27)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
2 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
1 Star
13.88888888888889%
(5)

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Ok I’ve left other reviews tonight. I need to say one more thing. I NEED my leg to walk on again. Dr. Ritter repaired me perfectly. Went above and beyond for me. And his whole staff as well. I feel super cared for. We are lucky to have him here in buffalo. Thank you doctor . Yes I have much healing ahead of me but that’s just how it goes. You are great Dr. Ritter
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Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD was excellent in surgery for a bunion in my right foot which was done on October 2, 2017. Looking forward to my left foot being done soon. My right foot feels really good. I highly recommend Dr Ritter for anyone needing foot surgery.
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Not a patient but the son of a patient. My father was operated on by Dr Ritter twice, and twice was sent home with no blood thinners even though his condition merited them. The first time he ended up having to be taken to a nursing home to recuperate and receive blood thinners. The second time he died of what we believe was a pulmonary embolism. Can we prove it? No, mom didn't want an autopsy. But I know a 69 year old male, well over 300lbs, with little mobility, needs blood thinners.
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I had a bunionectomy performed on my left foot in July 2014. (NOT by Dr. Ritter). I had nothing but problems, pain, and discomfort. I made an appointment with Dr. Ritter-and decided on corrective surgery. I cannot praise Dr. Ritter enough! The shooting pain I use to have in my foot is gone. I do not feel pain while standing, like I did before. I would give him 10 stars if I could! Everyone I came in contact with at UBORTHO was pleasant and compassionate. Heather, Shane, and Jenn were GREAT!
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Dr Ritter and his staff are wonderful. They are very caring and take time to discuss things with you. I would recommend him to everyone of my friends.
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Care Philosophy

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine's Commitment to Excellence:

We will improve lives through compassionate care for those with musculoskeletal conditions; innovative research to discover, develop and deliver treatment; and collaborat...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Florida Orthopaedic Institute Fellowship - Foot/Ankle Trauma Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2003
State University of New York at Buffalo - Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Hospital
1999
Orthopaedic Basic Science Research Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
1997
State University of New York at Buffalo - General Surgery
Internship Hospital
1997
State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Medical School
1993
State University of New York at Buffalo - M.S
1991
Weill Cornell Medical College
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
1999
1997
1997
1993
1991

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