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Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery*
4.3 (47)
Map Pin Small Buffalo, NY
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD

Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD is an Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery Specialist in Buffalo, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn and is affiliated with Buffalo General Medical Center and ECMC Health Campus. Dr. Ritter, completed a residency at State University of New York at Buffalo - Orthopaedic Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Ritter an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Ritter works at Practice in Buffalo, NY with other offices in Orchard Park, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Conditions Treated and Procedures Performed

Dr. Ritter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Erie County Medical Center
    462 Grider St, Buffalo, NY 14215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 204-3200
  2. 2
    Denardin Family Practice Pllc
    4949 Harlem Rd, Buffalo, NY 14226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 204-3200
  3. 3
    Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo
    2157 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 862-1000
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  4. 4
    University Orthopaedic Services Inc.
    5959 Big Tree Rd Ste 108, Orchard Park, NY 14127 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 204-3200
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • ECMC Health Campus

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hammer Toe Repair
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Treatment frequency



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Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hammer Toe Repair
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Tibial Fracture
Ankle Arthroscopy
Bunion Surgery
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Fracture Treatment Open
Femur Fracture
Hip Fracture
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Osteopenia
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Replacement
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Back Pain
Broken Arm
Bunion
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Clavicle Fracture
Foot And Ankle Osteophyte
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Heel Spur
Knee Fracture
Low Back Pain
Morton's Neuroma
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Plantar Fasciitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Shoulder Fracture
Tenosynovitis
Wrist Fracture
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Impingement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bunionette
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pellegrini-Stieda Syndrome
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Ankle Foot
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Achilles Tenotomy
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arthrocentesis
Bunionette Surgery
Bursal Drainage
Carpal Tunnel Release
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Dupuytrens Contracture Foot Division
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Repair
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot Dislocation Treatment
Foot Dislocation Treatment Closed
Foot Dislocation Treatment Open
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Heel Bone Spur Removal
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Joint Drainage
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Partial Hip Replacement
Patellar Tendon Repair
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fascia Release
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Removal of Bone Spur
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Spine Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wound Repair
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    4.3
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    About Dr. Christopher Ritter, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1093788432
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Florida Orthopaedic Institute Fellowship - Foot/Ankle Trauma Surgery
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • State University of New York at Buffalo - Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency
    Internship
    • State University of New York at Buffalo - General Surgery
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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