Dr. Michelle R. Ritter, MD

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Dr. Michelle R. Ritter, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

Center For Hand Surgery 385 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA 71106 Get Directions
(318) 686-9986

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My practice philosophy revolves around the patient, not just their hand problem. I believe the more patients understand about their...   Read More

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  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
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      3.7 based on 6 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ritter's Office & Staff
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Haughton , LA |
      She has operated on my hands three times. Each was great she is the best that's why I gave her 5 stars. Wouldn't think of going anywhere else
      in Monahans, TX |
      Dominant right hand disabled. Very disappointed in outcome of surgery and treatment. Should have done an MRI to see tendons. Should have referred me to a more qualified hand surgeon. Finger steady getting worse.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteopenia
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Neuroplasty
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Bowman Gray School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1992

      • Internship Hospital
        NC Baptist Hospital
      • Residency Hospital
        Lsu Shreveport

        Completed in 1999

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Wake Forest University School Of Med

        Completed in 1999

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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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 Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ritter's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ritter

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ritter's Care Philosophy

      My practice philosophy revolves around the patient, not just their hand problem. I believe the more patients understand about their hand, and the more input they have into their treatment, the better the outcome.