Dr. Frederick Ridge is a family practitioner practicing in Linton, IN. Dr. Ridge specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Ridge possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Indiana University School of Medicine 1975
- High Cholesterol
- Hiatal Hernia
- Actinic Keratosis
- Skin Cancer
- Colon Polyps
- Keratosis Pilaris
- Seborrheic Keratosis
- Vascular Disease
- Indiana University Med Center
- Mercy St Vincent Medical Center/Mercy Health Partners Program
Dr. Frederick R Ridge M.D.'s Practice location
Linton, IN 47441Get Direction
Linton, IN 47441Get Direction
LINTON, IN 47441Get Direction
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