The Melanoma Center of Hope is made up of individuals, from the physician down to the front desk, who truly and deeply care about their patients. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us for any assistance. 

David C. Ritter, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Board Certified General Surgeon 

Fellowship Trained Surgical Oncologist 

Specializing in Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology 

Dr. Ritter began practicing Surgical Oncology in Southwest Florida in 1996, and has been privileged to take care of thousands of patients since then. During the fall of 2008 he moved his practice to Bonita Springs, Florida, opening the Melanoma Center of Hope.

Teresa D. Ritter, R.N.

Registered Nurse 

Oncology Certified Nurse 2001-2006 

Teresa Ritter began her nursing career in 1981, focusing primarily in critical care. Over the past ten years she has worked along side her husband, taking care of cancer patients in Southwest Florida.

David C. Ritter, M.D., F.A.C.S. - Curriculum vitae

CV Dr. David Ritter 2019 (pdf)