He completed both his orthopedic residency and orthopedic trauma fellowship at Brown University, and then accepted a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship with Dr. James Tasto and Dr. James Esch at the University of California in San Diego. He gained more sideline experience with the San Diego Padres at San Diego State University, and the San Diego Gulls.
Dr. Ritter uses downtime to read, travel, and spend time with his children. He is happily married to Hadley Ritter, MD, an endocrine surgeon who specializes in thyroid and parathyroid cancer cases. They are the proud parents of two girls and a boy.