Dr. Ritota obtained his M.D. from Rutgers Medical School Camden, NJ in 1989.
He completed his general surgery residency at University Hospital Newark, NJ
in 1994 and his plastic surgery residency at Temple University,
Philadelphia, PA in 1996.
Dr. Ritota is a physician trained in general and plastic surgery. The quality of care for patients and the safe functioning of his practice are of extreme importance.
Dr. Ritota is an artist and has respect for those qualities that enhance each patient's outlook. He also makes every effort to accomodate each patient both promptly and privately.
Dr. Ritota's hospital affiliations:
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, New Jersey
Attending since 1996
Giant duodenal diverticulum: presentation by blunt trauma. Trauma 1999 June; 46(6):1130 Along with MP Michalsky & KG Swan. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
Inferior Vena Cava filter use in US Trauma Centers: a practitioner survey. J Trauma 1997 August; 43 (2):333-7 Along with TE Quirke & KG Swan Department of Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, NJ
Acad Med 1996 June; 71 (6): 684-6 “Influence of HIV-infection risk on resident physicians” Along with TE Quirke & A Byer
Enteral Feeding Can Result In Jejunal Infarction. Odom, J. Pastena J., Ritota, P. et al. NY State Jrn M. 1992; 92(1): 25
Cost Containment In The Operating Room: Use of Reusable Vs. Disposable Clothing. DiGiacomo, J., Odom, J., Ritota, P., et al. Am Surg, 1992 58: 654-656.
The state-of-the-art operating room center is located two floors above Dr. Ritota's office on the ninth floor.