Dr. Stephen Ritland, MD

Dr. Stephen Ritland, MD

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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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Dr. Ritland's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritland performs Spinal Fusion more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ritland performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritland treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ritland treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritland performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ritland performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Ritland's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Ritland's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ritland

4.6

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
86.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(1)
1 Star
6.666666666666667%
(2)

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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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A wonderful neurosurgeon that respects his patients. Explained my procedure on a level I could understand.
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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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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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