Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in pediatric dermatology and pediatrics.

3211 Liberty St Ste 302

Erie, PA 16508

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ripple's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

76  Conditions Treated


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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Treatment
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • 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
22 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 1

Dr. Ripple's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Office staff very rude and unprofessional. Dr. Ripple doesn't do anything about it because the main guy working at the front desk is her husband or actually they do something, they treat you way worse when you voice your concerns. If I could give them zero stars, I would. Not a very patient...more
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Kind and caring in a professional environment. She is very knowledgeable and will go into great detail to explain the diagnosis and treatment plan. My children are happy to go to their appointments to see Dr Ripple. Her staff are helpful and courteous contrary to what the other reviews on this site...more
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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.
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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.
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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...more
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