Dr. Mark Ruttum, MD

Dr. Mark Ruttum, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Ruttum, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Milwaukee, WI. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

9000 W Wisconsin Ave Ste 270

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 266-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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more than 76% of peers
more than 71% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
more than 55% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruttum "Dr. Mark S. Ruttum is Professor of Ophthalmology and Head of the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Section. Dr. Ruttum holds joint appointments at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. He has a longstanding clinical interest in the management of amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, pediatric cataracts, and glaucoma. Research interests include children's vision screening and comparison of different treatments for amblyopia."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

1 Sanction
  • Hospital Privilege Loss or Restriction (8/19/2015)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Boston Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ruttum accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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