Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wendy Ripple, MD is a pediatric dermatology doctor who practices in Erie, PA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

3211 Liberty St Ste 302

Erie, PA 16508

Contact Information

(814) 616-0321

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Acne
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

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
1

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
76

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atypical Mole
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Hemangioma
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Infantile Psoriasis
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Milia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Seborrhoea
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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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

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
3.4
based on 21 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

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 (14)

Erie, pa |
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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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.
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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.
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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...more
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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,...more
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Dr. Ripple accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Select
    Community Blue PPO
    Federal Employee Program
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice
    Choice Plus
    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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