Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD

Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in East Chicago, IN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and general surgery.

4320 Fir St Unit 303

East Chicago, IN 46312

Contact Information

(219) 392-1215

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richter Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 97% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Richter Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Xavier University, Cincinnati Ohio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Meridia Huron Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Detroit Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richter Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richter Jr's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richter Jr to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Richter Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Just a great doctor in everyday!
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The kindest, most gracious with the perfect bedside manners of any physician I've ever encountered. Add to all this his know how and professionalism. Highly recommended.
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