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Dr. Justin Scruggs, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine ·  Male · Age 39

Dr. Scruggs

Dr. Justin Scruggs, MD is an interventional spine medicine specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 2007 and specializes in interventional spine medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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(919) 781-4541

Dr. Scruggs accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
EBS-RMSCO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Scruggs' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scruggs treats Chronic Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Scruggs treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scruggs treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scruggs treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scruggs treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Scruggs treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Scruggs' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

My decision to pursue a career in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation began in medical school. I was attracted to the specialty because of its focus on return to function and management of pain. My current position allows me to treat patients with t...

Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2012
Orthopaedic Specialists Of The Carolinas
Fellowship Hospital
2011
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Residency Hospital
2008
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Internship Hospital
2007
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School
2001
The Citadel
Undergraduate School
2012
2011
2008
2007
2001

Awards

Dr. Scruggs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scruggs

4.9

Based on 28 reviews

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1 Star
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I have been seeing Dr. Scruggs for about a year and a half. He is the ONLY spine specialist that has been able to help me. I’ve seen other specialists who have given up on me after seeing my X-rays and MRI’s. When Dr. Scruggs saw me for the first time he immediately said he could help keep me...Read More
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Dr.Scruggs is very kind and "listens" to the patient. He explained everything to me about the procedure to me. First he did a very complete exam.He is very professional and has a nice demeanor.
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Dr. Scruggs is personable knowledgeable and very smart. I went with back and leg pain and he was able to diagnose my problem, create a plan and provide very clear instructions. I have complete trust in his judgement. No rush to surgery, he had a very broad plan and was very encouraging.
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Dr, Scruggs is personable and suggests physical therapy, etc. for pain. I am very happy with his treatments for me.
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One of the best doctors I've ever had. Not only is he personable, but he cares about the well being of his patients. He never makes you wait and he never makes you feel like your appointment is going too long. He remembers things about his patients and forms solid relationships with them. Some...Read More
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