Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(20)
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Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD
Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD is a pediatric dermatology doctor who practices in Erie, PA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

Pediatric Dermatology Associates of Erie

3211 Liberty St Ste 302

Erie, PA 16508

Contact Information

(814) 616-0321

Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Dr. Ripple's Experience

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Dr. Ripple's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
1

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
32

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atypical Mole
  • Dermatitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Hemangioma
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Infantile Psoriasis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Milia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Seborrhoea
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Acne Treatment
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Children's Hsp Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ripple has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ripple's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ripple to family and friends
3.3
based on 20 total reviews (13 with comments)
Dr. Ripple's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (13)
Erie, PA |
Terrible experience :( The office staff treated my family very poorly. Very rude and unprofessional. When their behavior is pointed out they become even worse. After discussing with the physician my concerns about the poor conduct of her staff...she supported them. Very sad for a pediatric office.
in Erie, PA |
My son has eczema and Dr. Ripple has been wonderful. If you follow her care plan it works. Its not a quick fix but over all my sons quality of life is much better after her.
Jamestown, NY |
Our first appointment was fair with ample explanation to the rash my daughter was experiencing. However, when I called to discuss a concern, several days later, I was not allowed to speak with the dr., email the concern, or get into a patient portal. In fact, there was no other way to contact the dr. except with an appointment. Their office ours are very limited, their reception staff is rude and not considerate of patients concerns or questions.
Lakewood, NY |
Dr. Ripple herself is a nice person. Her office staff, leaves a lot to be desired. My wife, who is a school teacher, took an afternoon off of work to take our two children to Dr. Ripple. My wife got lost and called the office to ask for directions. They were very rude to my wife on the phone, stating that she would not make it time before they closed. My wife's appt was at 3:30 and they told her she would not make it in time and would have to reschedule. This, after driving 45 minutes!
in Erie,PA |
very terrible.they don't listen to patients and are not willing to clarify any doubt. Very bad overall grading and makes the network looks bad.Will not recommend any one to this crazy location.staff are even worse.not friendly and the Dr takes side with the office staff
in Erie, PA |
My son is terrified of his pediatric doctor, however, now asks to go to Dr. Ripple.
in Erie, PA |
She is a very nice doctor. I forgot to get my lab work done on time once and she forgave me and said it wasn't a big deal and that she would call in my script the next day. I would have given her 5 stars but sometimes I feel there is a lack of communication in her office between staff. I called and spoke to a receptionist about coming in an hour early and she said it was okay but then Ripple called me a liar and said no one would have said that to me but other than that I really like her.
Erie, PA |
For the most part she is nice. I have to see her monthly. I don't believe there is good communication among her office staff and herself. I once asked if I could come to my appointment 30mins earlier than scheduled and the receptionist said it would be no problem however, when I got there I had to wait until my scheduled appointment time. When I told her I had called and asked if I could come earlier she called me a liar and said "there's no way anyone would have told you that"
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Dr. Ripple was so nice and cheerful from the moment she entered the room. My 3 year old was very nervous about the procedure and Dr. Ripple put her at ease right away. The nature of my daughters condition requires us to visit the Dr. again and my daughter is actually looking forward to going back!
in Erie, PA |
My kids love Dr. Ripple. They all say she is the best! She is caring and compassionate and very good with children. Her office staff and nurses are all professional and friendly. We always enjoy are visits to her office.
in Waterford, PA |
Dr. Ripple was wonderful! Very knowledgeable, and friendly. She answered all of our questions thoroughly and patiently (and we had lots of questions!). I would highly recommend Dr. Ripple to my friends and family!
in Erie PA |
Dr. Ripple is an excellent doctor , I would highly recommend her to everyone. She has been treating both of my daughters for their acne and skin conditions. She is wonderful with my children.
Erie, PA |
Very poor bedside manner. Curt to the point of rudeness with myself and my teenage daughter for no reason. Visited her once for acne & wart treatment. Used so much chemical to remove the wart that my daughter couldn't put weight on her foot for 3-4 days, due to the burns. Very tense atmosphere among the office staff. They failed to schedule the follow up appointment. Recommend you find another doctor.
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Dr. Ripple accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Select
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  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice
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    Commercial HMO
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    Inside Advantage Gold PPO
    Inside Advantage Platinum PPO
    Inside Advantage Silver PPO
    Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - UPMC for Kids
    Premium Bronze PPO
    Premium Gold PPO
    Premium Savings Gold PPO
    Premium Savings Silver PPO
    Premium Silver PPO
    UPMC for You - Medicaid

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