Dr. Charles Ruhl, MD

Dr. Charles Ruhl, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Charles Ruhl, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in East Greenwich, RI and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1351 S County Trl Ste 303

East Greenwich, RI 02818

Contact Information

(401) 885-8484

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ruhl'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Univ Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Univ Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruhl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruhl's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruhl to family and friends
15 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Ruhl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr Ruhl was wonderful- respectful, professional and kind. He performed surgery on my two year old baby and he did an excellent job. We are very grateful.
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Had my first visit with him and it just felt awkward. One of those things where you can't put your finger on it. It was almost as if he was a more awkward, less entertaining member of the Addams family. Not a put you at ease type.
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Absolutely terrible experience with him, seemed like I was wasting his time. Did not even ask why I was seeing him. Talked about one symptom that I had and started to walk out without even mentioning anything about the sinus issues I also wrote down as my main complaint. Absolutely useless and a...more
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My son had his adenoids out with Dr Ruhl. He was courteous and knowledgeable in the office. The day of surgery went really well. It's only been a couple of weeks post surgery. If my son continues with his pre-surgery symptoms going forward, I will amend this positive review. But so far so good.
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My entire family sees dr. Ruhl and has been for 15+ years and we wouldn't go to any other ent doctor. I had my tonsils out 10 years ago and my son just had his out and they were both a good experience. I would recommend Dr. Ruhl to anyone. I have been to the providence office but I prefer to go to...more
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