Dr. Hope Rugo, MD

Dr. Hope Rugo, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Hope Rugo, MD is an oncology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in oncology.

1600 Divisadero St Fl 2

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Rugo'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

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • U Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Clif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • U Calif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rugo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rugo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rugo to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rugo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

As a physician, I had to find the best person to take care of my young sister who was diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr Rugo is the best! She went above and beyond to take care of us. She is knowledgeable, caring, and extremely hard working. I highly recommend her to anyone with breast cancer!
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Dr Rugo is an expert in Triple Negative Breast Cancer and she has always been attentive and helpful. I see her every 3 weeks and although sometimes I see the NP for 30 min and Rugo for only 5-10, there are also times when I see both of them for longer. She has spent well over 30 minutes with me...more
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Rugo is a disaster. She is disorganized and loses track of important pieces of information. Her judgement is poor and her recommendations are terrible. She is constantly canceling and rescheduling appointments. If she keeps her appointments, patients wait hours. Her staff is constantly...more
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