Dr. Lige Rushing, MD

Dr. Lige Rushing, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 89
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Dr. Lige Rushing, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 59 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1951 and specializes in geriatric medicine, rheumatology, and more.

8210 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 120

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 368-3611

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
normal
more than 83% of peers
Arthritis
normal
more than 63% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Rushing'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.

3  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

25  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1951
  • Harris Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1952
  • Harris Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1956
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1959

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rushing has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rushing's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rushing to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rushing's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very professional and helpful. He gave me the best physical exam I've ever had. Straightforward with information. It helps that he's even older than myself. I don't like going to young doctors. They've been taught what to think instead of how to think. Older guys have more experience and patience.
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Dr. Rushing is the best Doctor EVER!! He has been my Doctor for 20 years; he is amazing and understands medical issues to a depth that I have not found with other Doctors. He is thorough and patient. He explains the condition AND often the medicine he is prescribing - how it works and when it...more
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He is the most patient Dr. I have had the experience of seeing and always has updates on new medications and procedures.
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We have several years experience with Dr. Rushing. He is patient friendly. He is thorough. I never feel rushed when I am there. He answers all my questions in details so that I understand.
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