Dr. Henry Ruiz, MD

Dr. Henry Ruiz, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Henry Ruiz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gadsden, AL. He graduated from Universidad De Michoacana De San Nicolas De Hidalgo, Facultad De Medicina 'dr Ignacio Chavez' and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 Medical Center Dr Ste 303

Gadsden, AL 35903

Contact Information

(256) 494-3033

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 89% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

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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

  • Universidad De Michoacana De San Nicolas De Hidalgo, Facultad De Medicina 'dr Ignacio Chavez'
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Tenn Affil Hosps/Bapt/Meth
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruiz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruiz to family and friends
4.3
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ruiz's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Gadsden, Al
Dr. Ruiz has operated on my neck and he did an awesome job. When I would go to appointments he always took time and explained things to me. He never rushed to get out and he was very compassionate. He has suggested back surgery and when I decide to have it done Dr. Ruiz is the Dr. that I trust to...more
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in Gadsden, AL
Lee, Gadsden,AL;; I've had 2 neck surgery's, one are and one hand worked on, I will not go any where else. The last neck I was in recovery and sitting up in the bed, the look on his face was very funny, he said " why are you up, you should still be out of it". Took the brace off and went home the...more
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in Alabama
Dr.Ruiz has seen me in the office 4 times out of 15.times just to explain procedures and he was gone again. He is always in a hurry. It's as if my questions and concerns are not important. His assistant however has seen me answered my calls and reassured me when I felt he cared less. Unfortunately...more
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in Gadsden, AL
I could not have asked for a better more qualified person to work on my mother. He is a great man very skilled and extremely compassionate. I thank God for him.
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in Collinsville ,Al
I would highly recommend Dr.Ruiz,I've had cervical disc fussion had mediately pain relief when I woke,Did a wonderful Job, four years later I had to have lower back l 5 surgery done, Dr Ruiz was upfront with me on what to exspect after surgery, Is Assiant Carla S. was wonderful on all my visits...more
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