Dr. Eric Rittenhouse, MD

Dr. Eric Rittenhouse, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Eric Rittenhouse, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1991 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

440 S 15th St

Allentown, PA 18102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hysteroscopy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Rittenhouse'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. Rittenhouse "The simplest way to explain our philosophy is that we always treat our patients with the utmost care and respect that we would expect if circumstances were reversed!

We are there for our patients, ALWAYS!"

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

119  Conditions Treated

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65  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hair Removal
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstim® Procedure for Overactive Bladder
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Cystocele and Rectocele Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pubovaginal Sling
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urethral Sling
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Physical or Mental Condition (2/12/2016)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Pennsylvania

Education

  • Eastern Mennonite College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rittenhouse has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rittenhouse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rittenhouse's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rittenhouse to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rittenhouse'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 (5)

Dr. Rittenhouse is very straightforward, tells you just how it is, but in a way that you understand what he is talking about. Makes you feel like your his only patient( no rushing you in or out like your a piece of cattle). Highly recommend.
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AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING. I have never met a doctor that is as kind, knowledgeable and compassionate as he is. I appreciate all the work you do Dr. Rittenhouse. Your work ethics is appreciated by myself and many other patients. The field of medicine would be better with more doctors like you.
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I highly recommend Dr. Rittenhouse especially if you are like me; one who has the non common or rare health aliments. A coworker referred him due to her struggles with conceiving, which she was referred by another coworker. Right there alone shows the high level of recommendation. Driving eta time...more
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He is the best Dr I have ever known and I will always choose him for my health issues and always recommend him to people. I had the best experience ever
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The best doctor I have ever known
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