Dr. Justin Scruggs, MD

Dr. Justin Scruggs, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine  ·  
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Age 39
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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.

3480 Wake Forest Rd Ste 208

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 781-4541

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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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

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
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very high

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

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Dr. Scruggs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scruggs

4.9

Based on 28 reviews

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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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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

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