Dr. Andrea Ruskin, MD

Dr. Andrea Ruskin, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Andrea Ruskin, MD is a hematology specialist in Norwalk, CT and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

34 Maple St

Norwalk, CT 06850

Contact Information

(203) 845-4811

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ruskin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Ruskin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruskin "Provide the best care possible in a compassionate and personalized manner."

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
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2  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/23/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: Connecticut
0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New York University School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • New York University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ruskin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ruskin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruskin's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruskin to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ruskin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Excellent diagnostician. I had stage 4 non Hodgkin's lymphoma 5 years ago. Dr Ruskin treated me with systemic and intrathecal chemotherapy. She then arranged for a stem cell transplant for me at Yale. Thanks to her I am alive and well today. She is intelligent, empathetic, and readily...more
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very bad experience. She doesn't communicate well and rushes you out of her office. Terrible with follow up calls to me and primary doctors.
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I've been sick for a year and a half with dizziness, headaches, bouts of confusion, memory loss, ear pain, nerve pain, numbness, burning itchy skin, and I had preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. I've been tested for autoimmune except Hughes so my PCP referred me to Dr. Ruskin. She was dismissive,...more
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