Dr. Michael Ruff, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
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Dr. Michael Ruff, MD
Dr. Michael Ruff, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Columbus, OH. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Ruff is affiliated with Riverside Methodist Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

915 Olentangy River Rd Ste 3200

Columbus, OH 43212

Contact Information

(614) 366-4263

Dr. Michael Ruff, MD

Dr. Michael Ruff, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
high
more than 88% of peers
Trigger Finger Release
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
64

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Louisville School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruff to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Ruff's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Springfield, OH |
He performed four surgerys on me.and is the most talented surgeon in America and really cares about his patients.
in Gahanna, OH |
I had a Carpal tunnel diagnosis from a doc at OSU who had me get a wrist brace because he thought the situation did not warrant surgery. I have a high tolerance to pain and the brace did nothing to alleviate it. I could not sleep the pain was so bad. A friend recommended Dr. Ruff to me and I went. I told him the situation and FINALLY someone heard my voice! Dr. Ruff did carpel tunnel surgery and I have not had any problems since then! The office staff and surgical staff are wonderful too!
in Columbus, OH |
Dr. Ruff committed malpractice, and did a surgery on my hand that did not need to be done. After the surgery, he said to me: I'm sorry, I was wrong about your hand. My wound from the surgery remained open for a month. I had to go to a wound specialist to correct Dr. Ruff's mistake. He is the worst hand surgeon I have ever known or met.
in Springfield, OH |
He is the kindest and most considerate physician I have ever known or worked with. He takes time to answer every question and his skills are excellent.
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Dr. Ruff accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Ruff has admitting privileges

Riverside Methodist Hospital
3535 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
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