Dr. Maria Ruiz, MD

Dr. Maria Ruiz, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Maria Ruiz, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Cadillac, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (Pucmm), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine.

1035 N Mitchell St

Cadillac, MI 49601

Contact Information

(231) 775-9239

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HAP Insurance
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chronic Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Ruiz'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

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

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11  Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

2 Sanctions
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (5/17/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Michigan
  • 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
1 Board Action
  • 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

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (Pucmm), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Ny Hospital Of Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Grad Hospital Pmr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Jeffrey Petersohn MD Pain Care Pc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ruiz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ruiz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

2.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruiz to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Ruiz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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