Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Ralph W Richter Jr MD 4320 Fir St Unit 303 East Chicago, IN 46312 Get Directions

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Dr. Ralph Richter Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in East Chicago, IN. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Richter Jr is affiliated with St. Catherine Hospital and Community Hospital.

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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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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery
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  • Hand Surgery

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
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    University Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Meridia Huron Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Detroit Med Center

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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