Dr. Eric R. Rittenhouse, MD

Dr. Eric R. Rittenhouse, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 56 years old

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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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Very downt I earth. He really knows his work. Excellent staff
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Dr. Rittenhouse's Care Philosophy

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!

Dr. Rittenhouse says...

Interstitial Cystitis Referral Center

Complete Urinary Bladder and Continence Treatments

High Risk Obstetrics and Gynecology in Our Antenatal Testing Center

Tubal Occlusions and Endometrial Ablations performed in the office without need for Hospitalization Saving Tremendous cost to the patient with the Most Rapid Recoveries Available.

Dr. Rittenhouse says...

Co-performed the first Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy in our region - 1995

Minimally Invasive and Micro Invasive Surgical Techniques for Faster Recovery!

Tubal Occlusions and Endometrial Ablations performed in the office without need for Hospitalization Saving Tremendous cost to the patient with the Most Rapid Recoveries Available.

Dr. Rittenhouse's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Dr. Rittenhouse has received 2 sanctions

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    • Physical or Mental Condition (2/6/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Eric Ray Rittenhouse; License # MD050588L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician is unable to practice safely due to impairment. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine indefinitely suspended the physician's license. The Board immediately stayed the physician's suspension and placed the physician on probation for a minimum period of three years retroactive 01-22-2013.
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Noncompliance with a Board Order (10/23/2012)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Dr. Eric Ray Rittenhouse; License # MD050588L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to comply with a previous Board order. ACTION TAKEN: Stay vacated/Probation terminated/Now active license suspension for a minimum period of three years effective 10-31-2012.
    • State: Pennsylvania
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    • Physical or Mental Condition (2/12/2016)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Pennsylvania
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Antepartum Hemorrhage
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Endometriosis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diseases Contagious from Anal Sex
  • Diseases Contagious from Oral Sex
  • Diseases Contagious from Safe Sex
  • Diseases Contagious from Vaginal Sex
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Eclampsia
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Genital Warts
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Leiomyoma
  • Leiomyoma, Hereditary Multiple, of Skin
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Multiple Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Stage 4 Endometriosis
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    York Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Eastern Mennonite College

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • 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 Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hair Removal
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • 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)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urethral Sling
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Repair

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