Dr. Charles Ruzkowski, MD

Dr. Charles Ruzkowski, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(8)
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Dr. Charles Ruzkowski, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Pueblo, CO. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

1600 N Grand Ave Ste 150

Pueblo, CO 81003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Ulcer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
83

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Loyola University Health Systems
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Edward Hines Jr Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Loyola University Health Systems
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruzkowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruzkowski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruzkowski to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Ruzkowski's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Des Moines, IA |
In 1994 Dr Ruskoski and Dr Wendell Downing (RETIRED) did my second resection due to Crohn's . Dr Ruskoski put up with a lot of verbal abuse from me because I was in so much consistent pain because of the Crohn's. He is a very good, kind doctor. I really wish he was still here in Des Moines,...more
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Dr. Ruzkowski accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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