Dr. Kenneth Ritter, MD

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Dr. Kenneth Ritter, MD
Dr. Kenneth Ritter, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 88 years old and has been practicing for 59 years. Dr. Ritter is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center.

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    •  Sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Failure to keep adequate medical records (5/14/2015)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
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      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Washington
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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED

      Graduated in 1958

    • Internship Hospital
      Virginia Mason Medical Center

      Completed in 1959

    • Residency Hospital
      Virginia Mason Medical Center

      Completed in 1963

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer