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 15 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ritchie's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritchie treats Spondylosis more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Ritchie treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Bone Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritchie treats Bone Disorders more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Ritchie treats this condition more than 21% of his peers

Fracture
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritchie treats Fracture more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Ritchie treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Ritchie's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Ankle Fracture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Clavicle Fracture
Clubfoot
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Injuries
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Simple Fracture Care and Casting
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 h...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
F.A.A.O.S
2004
University Of Utah In Salt Lake City
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas
Residency Hospital
1993
Wright Patterson Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1992
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
Medical School
1988
Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs
Undergraduate School
2005
2004
2003
1993
1992
1988

Awards

Dr. Ritchie's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ritchie

4.3

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(15)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15%
(3)

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Keep your kids away from him. My child's are was still broke and he took the cast off. Thank God for second opinions. My child isn't the only child he has done this to.
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I know him from a professional aspect from hospital. He is highly regarded. My daughter was having severe pain after falling on a church retreat over weekend. Did MRI’s and said she had torn meniscus on L. He kinda blew us off saying doesn’t believe the MRIs always. She has suffered since and that...Read More
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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...Read More
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Locations

Trinity Adult and Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists

Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Centene
Cigna
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX