Dr. Ritter is an internationally respected lecturer, teacher and researcher who has presented orthopedic topics and intra-operative instruction throughout the world. He has published hundreds of professional articles and done numerous presentations. Dr. Ritter studied in England with Sir John Charnley, master surgeon and pioneer of the world’s first workable total hip replacement.

Dr. Ritter’s experience includes:

  • Founder of the Center For Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Clinical Professor of Orthopedics, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Residencies in General Surgery at Harper Hospital in Detroit, Orthopedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and in Prosthetics and Orthotics at New York University, New York

In addition, Dr. Ritter is president of Operation Walk, Indiana Chapter. Operation Walk brings the gift of mobility and relief from pain to the destitute people of third world nations. He and a team of surgeons, internal medicine specialists, physical therapists, bio-engineers, nurses (many of whom are staff members) and others bring care and hope to some of the poorest citizens of the world. Recent mission trips include Cuba and Nicaragua.


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