Jessica M Ritch, MD

Doctor Default
Specialties
Gynecology
Gender
Female

Primary Office
4340 Sheridan St
Ste 201
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-989-9998
Fax:
954-989-9979

Meet the Physician

Jessica Ritch, MD is a board-certified minimally invasive gynecologist. She earned her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2008. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Venter, New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2012, serving as Administrative Chief Resident from 2011 to 2012. She completed her AAGL fellowship for minimally invasive gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Center for Pelvic Health, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, in 2014.

Research

Awards and honors

  • AAGL Outstanding Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2012
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Columbia University Medical Center, 2011-2012
  • Departmental Award for Outstanding Performance in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2008
  • Graduation with Honors–MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2007
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2007
  • Calvin Fentress Research Fellowship Award, 2007
  • Graduation with Honors–BA, Brown University
  • Joukowsky Award for Scholar-Athlete Leaders, 2002
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society Member, 2002
  • Senior Captain, Brown University Varsity Gymnastics, 2001-2002
  • All-Ivy League Academic Honors Award, 2001
  • NCAA Scholastic All-American, 1999-2002

Professional organizations

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • International Pelvic Pain Society

Recent publications

  • “Incidence and Risk Factors for Chronic Pelvic Pain After Hysteroscopic Sterilization,” Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2015
  • “Ureteral Transection Due to Intraperitoneal Course of Ureter After Pediatric Ureteral Reimplantation,” Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014
  • “An Unusual Presentation of Uterine Didelphys and Obstructed Hemivagina,” Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 2012
  • “Venous Thromboembolism and Use of Prophylaxis Among Women Undergoing Laparoscopic Hysterectomy,” Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011

Presentations

  • “Practical Applications for Tissue Re-Approximation, Knot Tying and Suturing Technologies,” teaching faculty, 43rd Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Vancouver, 2014
  • “Laparoscopic Trachelectomy,” video presentation, 43rd Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Vancouver, 2014
  • “Uterine Septum Resection,” video poster, 43rd Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Vancouver, 2014
  • “Laparoscopic Removal of Essure,” video presentation, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting, Chicago, 2014
  • “Surgical Outcomes in the Use of Porcine Small Intestine Submucosal Graft for Laparoscopic Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse,” virtual poster presentation, 42nd Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Washington, DC, 2013
  • “Adnexal Masses in Pregnancy,” video presentation, 42nd Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Washington, DC, 2013
  • “Surgical Management of Endometriosis,” lecture, Endometriosis Symposium, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, 2012
  • “Common Inflammatory Cytokines in Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome,” poster presentation, International Pelvic Pain Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2012
  • “Evaluation of Anti-Slide Methods to Avoid Patient Shifting During Trendelenburg Lithotomy Position for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery,” oral presentation, 40th Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Hollywood, Florida, 2011
  • “Robot-Assisted Total Laparoscopic Hemi-Hysterectomy of a Didelphic Uterus in a Patient with an Obstructed Hemivagina and Ipsilateral Renal Agenesis,” video presentation, 40th Global Conference of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Hollywood, Florida, 2011

Education

Education
  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Medicine, 2008
Internships
  • Columbia University, 2009, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residencies
  • Columbia University, 2012, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowships
  • Center for Pelvic Health, 2013, Gynecology
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2014, Gynecology
Certifications
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Obstetrics and Gynecology

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