Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD

Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in East Chicago, IN. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
15

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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    (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)

in Indiana |
Just a great doctor in everyday!
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Hammond, IN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richter Jr accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Richter Jr has admitting privileges

Community Hospital
901 MacArthur Blvd
Munster, IN 46321
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St. Catherine Hospital
4321 Fir St
East Chicago, IN 46312
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