Dr. John Ruge, MD

Dr. John Ruge, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. John Ruge, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL. He graduated from Northwestern University Chicago Il and specializes in neurosurgery.

1875 Dempster St Ste 410

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

(847) 698-1088

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

more than 84% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 81% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Ruge'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Northwestern University Chicago Il
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Chicago Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruge has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruge's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruge to family and friends
27 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ruge's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Ruge performed spinal surgery on me in 1990, after a failed surgery by another doctor.He is an excellent doctor and a extremely compassionate person.
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We are consulting with Dr. Ruge for over 15 months now for our Son's condition. Dr. Ruge is a very nice person, very patient and has ton of experience. We love the care he provides for our son and is very methodical in his approach( which is good when it comes to infants and when you have to use a...more
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