Dr. Anthony Ruffa, DO

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 57

2422 Lake Ave
Ashtabula, OH 44004
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Hospital Quality

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Ashtabula County Medical Center
2420 Lake Ave
Ashtabula, OH 44004

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Ashtabula Clinic
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2422 Lake Ave
Ashtabula, OH 44004
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    Dr. Ruffa's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    5 Board Actions

    • Physical or Mental Condition  (10/14/2015)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Ruffa, Anthony Mark DO: License # 34010895: OCTOBER 14, 2015 - PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The Ohio State Medical Board GRANTED the physician's request for approval of treating psychiatrist.
    • State: Ohio
    • Physical or Mental Condition  (1/14/2015)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Ruffa, Anthony M MD: License # 34010895: JANUARY 14, 2015 - PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician’s request for approval of treating psychiatrist; related to May 8, 2013 Consent Agreement
    • State: Ohio
    • Physical or Mental Condition  (6/11/2014)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Ruffa, Anthony Mark DO: License # 34010895: JUNE 11, 2014 – PROBATION MODIFIED: The State Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician’s request to reduce required personal appearances to every six months.
    • State: Ohio
    • Physical or Mental Condition  (6/12/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Ruffa, Anthony M DO: License # 34-010895: JUNE 12, 2013 – PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The Ohio State Board of Medicine has GRANTED the physician’s request for approval of treating psychiatrist, for approval of treating psychotherapist and for monitoring physician. The frequency and number of charts for review by the monitoring physician has been established.
    • State: Ohio
    • Physical or Mental Condition  (5/8/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Ohio
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Saint Vincent Health System

    Residency Hospital

    Saint Vincent Health System
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ruffa & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ruffa's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.3
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    2.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruffa to family and friends

    2.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Ruffa's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Ruffa

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.7 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Ashtabula Clinic
    2422 Lake Ave
    Ashtabula, OH 44004
    (440) 992-4422 (Office)
    (440) 599-2265 (Fax)
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