Dr. John Ridge, MD

Dr. John Ridge, MD

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Age 68
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Dr. John Ridge, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

333 Cottman Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glossectomy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ridge "I want to cure as many of my patients as possible, while providing them the best achievable quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Larynx Repair
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neck Surgery
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007 - 201
Media & Publications

Dr. Ridge has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ridge's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ridge

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

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I have been a patient of Dr. Ridge since 2008 when I was diagnosed with stage 4 oral cancer. Today, I am almost 96 years old. Dr. Ridge was a GOD sent to me and I am grateful. He is an excellent surgeon, caring and sensitive toward the needs of his patients, and has always made sure that I...Read More
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Dr Ridge is extremely knowledgable, thorough and compassionate. He takes immediate action to cure the health problem. I thank the Lord that Dr Ridge became my doctor and recommend him highly.
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