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Dr. David Rittenhouse, MD

Critical Care Surgery
4.0 (4)
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Overview

Dr. David Rittenhouse, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Critical Care Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Rittenhouse works at Academic Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, PA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and UnitedHealthCare 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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    Academic Surgical Associates
    1100 Walnut St Fl 5, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    Insurance Accepted

    • Ambetter
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Consumer Health Network
    • CorVel
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Apr 03, 2018
    Dr. Rittenhouse was the surgeon on my recent gall bladder removal. I was extremely ill when I got to TJ University Hospital and Dr. Rittenhouse and the entire staff were wonderful. Dr. Rittenhouse is an amazing surgeon and a great human being!
    Tom Shelly in Philadelphia, Pa — Apr 03, 2018
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    About Dr. David Rittenhouse, MD

    Specialties
    • Critical Care Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1043408206
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    • Jefferson Methodist Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. David Rittenhouse, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Rittenhouse is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Rittenhouse has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Rittenhouse has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rittenhouse works at Academic Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Rittenhouse’s profile.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Rittenhouse. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rittenhouse.

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