Dr. Craig Ruetzel, MD

Dr. Craig Ruetzel, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Craig Ruetzel, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1988 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, high risk obstetrics, and more.

824 Greenbrier Pkwy Ste 100

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 410-7390

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ruetzel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruetzel treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Ruetzel treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
Pregnancy Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruetzel performs Pregnancy Test more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Ruetzel performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Atrophic Vaginitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruetzel treats Atrophic Vaginitis more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Ruetzel treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Ruetzel's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Hysterectomy
Abnormal Menstruation
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atrophic Vaginitis
Bacterial Vaginosis
Birth Control
Bladder Repair Surgery
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
Breast Diseases
Breech Position
Cervical Polyps
Cervicitis
Cesarean Hysterectomy
Chlamydia Infections
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Colposcopy
C-Section
da Vinci® Hysterectomy
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Dilation and Curettage
Dysmenorrhea
Eclampsia
Ectopic Pregnancy
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endometrial Ablation
Endometriosis
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Female Infertility
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Fetal Monitoring
Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
Genital Warts
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes
Gestational Hypertension
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
Herpes Simplex Infection
High Risk Pregnancy
HIV Screening
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterectomy - Open
Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
Hysteroscopy
Hysteroscopy Sterilization
Incontinence Sling Procedure
In-Office Endometrial Ablation
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Laparoscopic Myomectomy
Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Miscarriages
Multiple Gestation
Multiple Miscarriages
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
NovaSure® Ablation
Oophorectomy
Operative Hysteroscopy
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cysts
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Exams
Pelvic Pain
Perimenopause
Placenta Previa
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Preeclampsia
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Premenstrual Syndrome
Radiofrequency Ablation
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Supracervical Hysterectomy
Symptomatic Menopause
Thermachoice® Ablation
Thyroid Screening
Trigger Point Injection
Tubal Ligation
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
Vaginal Disorders
Vaginal Hysterectomy
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in empowering patients through knowledge. I try to give them the information to allow them to truly know what is going on, the consequences of the condition, and the risks and benefits of the different treatment options available. Often ...

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Wake Forest School Of Med
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1989
    Bowman Gray School Med/Nc Bapt Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1982
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Gestational Diabetes, 7/7/2011

Dr. Ruetzel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruetzel

4.0

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
65.38461538461539%
(17)
4 Stars
11.538461538461538%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(6)

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I would NOT recommend for GYN issues. He appears to do better with Obstetrics. He misdiagnosed me. Told me I was "a mess inside and a liability". Told me I had vaginal thinning and it is normal. Told me my vaginal cuff was damaged and it is normal. Told me incorrect information about my past and...Read More
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So I have to give back story for anyone to truly understand how amazing & a blessing Dr. Ruetzel is... I was all alone & having a rough 1st time pregnancy (husband tied up in immigration on other side of the world). I was desperate to find a new Doctor at 7 months pregnant. No one would help me....Read More
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I was charged a Copay for 8 months of my pregnancy and once I switched provides for the last couple of weeks of pregnancy I came to find out that I had $0 Copay. I was as well due for a glucose test but had family in town from out of state. I rescheduled for three weeks later and I was told pretty...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Ruetzel for a few months for my pregnancy! He has always been very professional and made me feel very comfortable at appointments! He never makes me feel rushed when i ask a ton of questions! I was worried when I as spotting one weekend and he gave me his cell # and told me...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Ruetzel at first was great and I thought that I was at the right place. I then went in for a follow up and was treated really poorly. First off his first thing he says to me is "What are you doing here?" not Hi How are you? and then he did my follow up in the hallway yes...Read More
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Commercial HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
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Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Standard Nationwide Standard
Medicaid
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MultiPlan
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Optima Health
Commercial HMO
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Hampton Roads, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Richmond, and the Roanoke Areas of Virginia HMO-High
Hampton Roads, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Richmond, and the Roanoke Areas of Virginia HMO-Standard
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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