Dr. Eric Ritchie, MD

Dr. Eric Ritchie, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Eric Ritchie, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

18518 Hardy Oak Blvd Ste 205

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 481-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ritchie performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
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more than 49% of peers
Low Back Pain
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more than 44% of peers
Back Pain
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more than 37% of peers

Dr. Ritchie's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ritchie "When asked why he chose his specialty, Dr. Ritchie simply says,"I just love working with kids...I try to treat all the kids the way I'd treat my own."  Patient care is of the utmost importance, and Dr. Ritchie embodies that by saying: "I don't have PAs or nurse practitioners...When a patient makes an appointment, they just see me. The diagnosis and treatment are made by me. I take a lot of time making sure parents understand and are comfortable with each diagnosis and treatment.""

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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14  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Trigger Finger Release

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Bachelor Of Science Degree In Biology At The United States Air Force Academy In Colorado Springs
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Wright Patterson Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center In San Antonio, Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Utah In Salt Lake City
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • F.A.A.O.S
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ritchie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ritchie's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ritchie to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ritchie's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I highly recommend Dr. Ritchie! We had an excellent experience from the moment I made the call to schedule to the time we left the office. The staff was very friendly and helpful and Dr. Ritchie was great with my little girl!
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Dr. Ritchie is professional with an excellent bedside manner. He is also very patient!!! He explained everything very well and took the time to answer all of my questions(even though I repeated them as I was in shock). He is the best!!!
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When my 6-year-old son broke his arm, I was able to get in to see Dr. Ritchie right away. The office was super fun for the kids and Dr. Ritchie made my son feel comfortable and even had him laughing. I was not rushed through, but Dr. Ritchie took his time and answered all my questions in a way I...more
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Everyone was fantastic with the exception of the lady who settled us up at the end. Not friendly. No eye contact. Dr. Ritchie was personable and kind to my daughter. Explained diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Great service.
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