Michael Ritchie, MD


(406) 454-2171

Accepting New Patients


Michael, MD

Dr. Ritchie is accepting new patients and referrals at the Great Falls Clinic Specialty Center, 3000 15th Avenue South. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (406) 454-2171.

Dr. Ritchie offers the full complement of cardiology services including arterial catheterization; temporary pacemakers; conventional and stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography as well as exercise and pharmacologic stress testing. He also brings his expertise in all aspects of coronary angioplasty, including structural heart disease such as closure of atrial septal defects, balloon valvuloplasties; and peripheral angiography (AAA endovascular stent grafts, renal artery stents), DCA, rotablator, brachytherapy, IVUS and physiologic lesion assessment. Dr. Ritchie is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Ritchie completed his undergraduate work at the University of Evansville, where he played baseball for three years. He attended medical school at Indiana University, where he graduated with highest honors in 1986. He then went on to complete his residency at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland in 1989. From there, he went on to complete his fellowship at Washington University in Saint Louis, where he performed clinical rotations while receiving interventional training.

In his spare time Dr. Ritchie enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, biking and spending time with friends and family.


Great Falls Clinic Specialty Center
3000 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 454-2171


  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Arterial Catheterization
  • Conventional and Stress Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress Testing
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Closure of Atrial Septal Defects
  • Balloon Valvuloplasties
  • Peripheral Angiography (AAA endovascular stent grafts, renal artery stents)
  • DCA
  • Rotablator
  • Brachytherapy
  • IVUS
  • Physiologic Lesion Assessment


  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1986
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993


  • American Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • American Board Certified Interventional Cardiology
  • American Board Certified Cardiovascular Diseases


  • American Heart Association


  • NCAA Division I baseball 1st team academic All- American: 1980, 1981; 3rd team 1982
  • University of Cincinnati Department of Medicine Faculty Viltner teaching award, 1997
  • Indiana University, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, teacher of the year, 1999 and 2000
  • Community Howard Regional Hospital, physician of the year, 2010