Dr. David Ritterband, MD

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Dr. David Ritterband, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Ophthalmic Consultants 310 E 14th St Ste 219, New York, NY 10003 Get Directions
(212) 505-6550

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Dr. Ritterband specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (11)
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    He was very nice and answered all my questions, however, I am not happy with the staff in the office at the front desk and the surgical coordinator who never returns my calls. I consider that to be rude and unprofessional.
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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eye Melanoma
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Hypopyon
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Migraine
    • Monofixation Syndrome
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Night Blindness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Biopsy of Cornea
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Conjunctivoplasty
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Cyclodialysis
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Goniotomy
    • Intracorneal Ring (ICR)
    • Iridectomy
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery

    Background Check

    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Ritterband has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (2/14/2012)
      • Amount or Range: Above average
      • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 10178
      • State: New York
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    • 0
      Sanctions

      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.

    Education

    • Medical School
      NEW YORK MED COLL

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      St Vincent's Med Ctr

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Medical College

      Completed in 1994

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Eye & Ear Inst of Pittsburgh

      Completed in 1995

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese
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    • Specializes in Ophthalmology
    • Board certified in Ophthalmology
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Ritterband's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Ritterband

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients