Dr. Michele Ritter, MD

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Dr. Michele Ritter, MD
Michele L. Ritter, MD, is a board-certified infectious disease specialist who cares for patients with severe or deep-seated infections. She is director of UC San Diego Health’s outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) program, which allows patients to avoid hospitalization for serious infections by receiving intravenous (IV) antimicrobial therapies in an outpatient setting, including at-home care. Her patients often have post-surgical infections, orthopedic (bone or joint) infections or cellulitis, including those caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Her research examines infection prevention in different clinical contexts, such as surgery, as well as antimicrobial stewardship to preserve the efficacy of antibiotic therapies. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2010, Dr. Ritter was an infectious disease specialist at Virginia Hospital Center and was part of the clinical faculty in infectious disease at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in infectious disease at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., where she also earned her medical degree. Dr. Ritter is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. She is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the American College of Physicians.

9350 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Michele Ritter, MD

Dr. Michele Ritter, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ritter's Experience

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  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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Education

  • GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ritter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ritter to family and friends
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Dr. Ritter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    POOR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Ritter accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ritter has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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