Dr. Ronald Ripps, MD

Dr. Ronald Ripps, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Ronald Ripps, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, legal medicine, and more.Read his story

33 Hospital Ave

Danbury, CT 06810

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ripps' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Runner's Knee
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ripps treats Runner's Knee more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Ripps treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Shoulder Fracture Treatment
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ripps performs Shoulder Fracture Treatment more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Ripps performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Knee Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ripps treats Knee Disorders more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Ripps treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Ripps' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

WE want the patient to be an active participant in decisions having to do with their health. Our philosophy is to teach the patient about his/her condition and treatment alternatikves so that he/she can comfortably make an informed decision regarding...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Legal Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Qualified Medical Examiner

Board Certifications

Education

1975
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
Boston City Hospital
Residency Hospital
1969
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Hamilton College
Undergraduate School
1975
1970
1969
1968

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I have been a patient of Dr. Ripps for over 10 years. I was diagnosed with knee arthritis and Dr. Ripps always goes above and beyond to explain my care. I only trust him to do my knee injections. Thank you Dr. Ripps!
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Terrible experience from long wait, long, fumbling and incomplete physical examination. Dr. Ripps was generally unpleasant to the point of rudeness. he was a very poor listener and a poor diagnostician. I am 67 and have multiple orthopedic issues. I would have trouble performing as an orthopedic...Read More
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Locations

Connecticut Family Orthopedics

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 9:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 9:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 9:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 9:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 9:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sun: 9:00am - 1:00pm
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Community Health Network
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Connecticare POS
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid