Dr. Ruth E. Hetland, MD

Dr. Ruth E. Hetland, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/silhouettes/silhouette-female_w120h160_v1.jpg Visit Healthgrades for information on Dr. Ruth E. Hetland, MD. Find Phone & Address information, medical practice history, affiliated hospitals and more.

Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 62

1561 Long Pond Rd Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14626
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

Key things you need to know about
Dr. Hetland:

1

Dr. Hetland's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Hetland's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hetland Performs

MoreGet the facts on Dr. Hetland

2

Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
Unity Hospital
1555 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

MoreKnow where you'll be treated

Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

3

Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hetland

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

4

Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
RUTH HETLAND MD
RUTH HETLAND MD
1561 Long Pond Rd Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14626
2235 Clinton Ave S
Rochester, NY 14618
MoreSchedule an appointment
Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

Find the Right Doctor For You.

Dr. Vincent D. Chang, MD
5.98 miles away
Dr. Stephen M. Rauh, MD
0.42 miles away
Dr. William J. Koenig, MD
6.88 miles away
Dr. Asim Farid, MD
0.42 miles away
Dr. Brian P. Watkins, MD
Same location as Dr. Hetland
Dr. Mark S. Davenport, MD
Same location as Dr. Hetland
Dr. Bastian Domajnko, MD
0.42 miles away
Dr. Christopher B. Caldwell, MD
10.43 miles away
Dr. Steven J. Ognibene, MD
6 miles away
Dr. Claudia Hriesik, MD
0.42 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hetland's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    1
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    2
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Hetland

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Washington Center / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hetland & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hetland's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hetland has admitting privileges:

    Viewing 1 of 2
    • Rochester General Hospital

    • Unity Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hetland

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hetland to family and friends

    20 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

    Take the Survey
    Dr. Ruth E. Hetland, MD
    Are you Dr. Hetland?
    Post a response on your personalized profile.
    Dr. Hetland's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 19 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hetland
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
    above
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Hetland?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Hetland and her staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

    Your participation
    is confidential

  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Hetland accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    RUTH HETLAND MD
    1561 Long Pond Rd Suite 210
    Rochester, NY 14626
    (585) 454-6720 (Office)
    (585) 454-7328 (Fax)
    B
    2235 Clinton Ave S
    Rochester, NY 14618
    Loading map. Loading map...