David Ritzow, M.D.

"I treat patients like they're my family member."

Dr. Ritzow, who joined Valley Orthopedic Clinic in 1998, treats patients in Appleton and Shawano. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and an Active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

A member of the Wisconsin Medical Society, Dr. Ritzow serves as a clinical instructor for the Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program and is a trained consultant for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon.

Dr. Ritzow actively participates in the Lawrence University and Appleton Area School District Athletic Programs as well as OSI's Medical Mentoring Program.

Clinic Locations

Appleton, Shawano

Care Team
Kim Willison, APNP

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Internship & Residency: Michigan State University

Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Medical Specialties

Total joint replacements (hip, knee, shoulder), minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery (shoulder, wrist, elbow, hip, knee, ankle), hand/carpal tunnel, upper extremity, foot/ankle, sports medicine, trauma, fracture care, Workers’ Compensation