Dr. Stephen Ritland, MD

Dr. Stephen Ritland, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Stephen Ritland, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Flagstaff, AZ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1150 N San Francisco St

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Contact Information

(928) 779-7880

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

15  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ritland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ritland's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ritland

4.6

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
86.20689655172414%
(25)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
6.896551724137931%
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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Ritland, MD
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dr. Ritland performed to spinal fusion surgery is on myself. After both surgeries my symptoms increasingly got worse. It has been my experience that Dr. Ritland did not acknowledge the increase in symptoms post surgery. I would not recommend Dr. Ritland
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Excellent doctor. Very precise and to the point. He explained the complete procedure (surgery) and answered all my questions. I had two other consults (as per my pcp) and I was very happy with the way Dr. Ritland performed the surgery and the follow up. The hospital staff was very supportive when I...Read More
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Randy Janzen in Prescott Valley, AZ – Jan 26, 2018
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A wonderful neurosurgeon that respects his patients. Explained my procedure on a level I could understand.
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Ron Tevere in Dewey – Dec 02, 2017
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Doctor Stephen Ritland has helped me with my lower back issues since 1991, all three of my surgeries have been done by Stephen. He made me a believer in believing in myself after each surgery. I received a lumbar fusion of the L4-L5 in 2005, the best move Stephen did for me. No serious issues...Read More
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Marty Hetrick in Eagar Az – Aug 02, 2017
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Dr. Ritland is an outstanding neurosurgeon. He has helped me live a comfortable life even though I suffer from extreme spinal stenosis and degenerate disc disease. I have recommended him to several friends who have also benefited from his expertise. Not only is he an expert in his field, he is a...Read More
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Carol Sundberg in Prescott, AZ – Jan 28, 2017
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