Dr. Henry Ruiz, MD

Dr. Henry Ruiz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ruiz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Post-Laminectomy Syndrome more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruiz

4.3

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(13)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(2)

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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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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...Read More
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