Dr. Jeffrey Rihn, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Rihn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Jeffrey Rihn, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Media, PA. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

1118 W Baltimore Pike Fl 3

Media, PA 19063

Contact Information

(800) 321-9999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Spinal Stenosis
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Rihn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rihn "Dr. Rihn graduated from Duquesne University in 1998 with a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Theology. He was the Valedictorian of both the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences and the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2002 where he was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and a Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Rihn is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Rothman Institute and the Sidney Kimmel Medical of Thomas Jefferson, where he instructs residents and fellows in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of spinal conditions. He is the Co-director of Spine Surgery at the Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Co-director of the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley. Dr. Rihn has over 150 peer and non-peer reviewed publications and book chapters and has edited several books and special journal issues related to the spine. He continues to be active in research and education that pertains to the evaluation and treatment of spinal conditions."
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4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

76  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Rothman Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA Honor Society,
Media & Publications

Dr. Rihn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rihn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rihn to family and friends
130 total reviews (57 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (130)

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Dr. Rihn's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (57)

Dr. Rihn seconded my orthopedic's recommended to have neuro surgery, resulting from a work related injury. He performed my anterior spinal decompression fusion on 7 discs. Things are going well, and I was completely confident in that personal friends had first hand knowledge of his professional...more
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Would highly recommend, in my opinion one of the best at what he does. He is very skilled and does an excellent job. I had a triple cervical fusion he performed on me and the results have been fantastic in relieving the symptoms I was experiencing while preventing permanent nerve damage which was...more
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I went to Dr. Rihn because I had a herniated disc that was causing extreme pain. I could not sit or walk without pain. Dr. Rihn diagnosed a tumor on my spine that needed to be removed immediately. He admitted me that day and operated the next day. I think he is an exceptional surgeon and would...more
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Dr rihn was the best told me what i wanted to hear , i woke up from back surgery pain free , just like he had told me , would recommend anyone to go here , thank you dr rihn
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Dr. Rihn performed spinal fusion on my back recently and the pain was gone as soon as I came out recovery. I found Dr. Rihn to be very personable, kind and caring. He discussed my options before deciding to do surgery. He followed up after the surgery to ensure my recovery was going as planned. I...more
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