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

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(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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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

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Jeffrey Rihn, MD
Dr. Rihn and his staff are amazing. I would recommend to any and all who need spine surgery. Stellar care and I could feel the care and empathy from everyone here at the Rothman Institute. Incredible people!!!
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Sep 21, 2018
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I experienced pain in my leg and was unable to walk or stand for more than a few minutes. This totally limited my life and the things I liked to do the most such as travel, visit museums, and play with my grandchildren. After 3 years of conservative treatments, and after meeting with 2 other...Read More
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Lansdale – Sep 07, 2018
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I could hardly walk when I went into Dr Rihn's office. It had been 3 months of me suffering in pain. Dr Rihn made me feel at ease that he could help me ,he answered all of my questions. I will reccomend him to anyone that needs a great Dr for the spine.
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Cathy Southern in Glenolden, PA – Sep 01, 2018
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Dr. Jeffrey Rihn is the best! He did my spine surgery which addressed my lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis! He is very compassionate and listened to my suffering! If you have back problems see Dr. Jeffrey Rihn and he will definitely help you! Thank you Dr. Rihn! You're great!
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Cynthia V in Norwood, PA – Aug 13, 2018
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I heard about Dr. Rihn from a girlfriend who had back surgery with him and had good result. Another girlfriend's husband, who is an ER. doctor, also had back surgery with a positive result. I took their advice and had a lumbar fusion with Dr. Rihn. I couldn't be happier with the result. Dr. Rihn...Read More
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Cindy Chmelewski in PA – Jul 06, 2018
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