Dr. Maria J. Ruiz, MD

Dr. Maria J. Ruiz, MD

Pain Medicine | Female | 47 years old

Learn about this doctor

Care Philosophy

Dr. Ruiz specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Cadillac, MI. She practices at 3 locations.

Are you Dr. Ruiz? Add your own statement here.

Read more

Dr. Ruiz's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Ruiz's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

59
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

13
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Ruiz

Dr. Ruiz accepts 8 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Ruiz has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruiz to family and friends
2.1
based on 7 total surveys
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (7)
  • Helpfulness
     (7)
  • Staff
     (7)
  • Scheduling
     (6)
Experience with Dr. Ruiz
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (7)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (7)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (6)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (6)
Dr. Ruiz's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (6)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (7)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (7)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (7)
Have you seen Dr. Maria J. Ruiz, MD?
Are you Dr. Ruiz?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!
Get started today!

Compare Dr. Ruiz

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Ruiz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Background Check

  • n/a
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Ruiz has received 2 sanctions

    More  
    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (6/25/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Maria Josefa Ruiz; License # MD070473L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician had a license to practice medicine disciplined by the proper licensing authority of another state. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine placed the physician on indefinite probation and also issued the physician a public reprimand.
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (11/16/2011)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Ruiz, Maria Josefa MD License # 4301080281

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician has allegedly engaged in Negligence/Incompetence.

      Action Taken

      The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Professions has imposed a Fine and placed the physician’s Michigan medical license on Probation with Limitations and Restrictions.

    • State: Michigan
    Less
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Ruiz has 1 board action

    More  
    What are board actions
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (11/27/2013)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Ruiz, Maria Josefa MD: License # 4301080281: NOVEMBER 27, 2013 –LICENSE REINSTATEMENT: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has REINSTATED the physician Michigan medical license without limitations or restrictions; related to Probation dated November 16, 2011.
    • State: Michigan
    Less

Background Check

Why It Matters: Dr. Ruiz's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (Pucmm), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Ny Hospital Of Queens

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Grad Hospital Pmr

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Jeffrey Petersohn MD Pain Care Pc

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ruiz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ruiz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

You've got options

We're finding other great Providers for you to consider.