Dr. Patrick Ruwe, MD

Dr. Patrick Ruwe, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(32)
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Dr. Patrick Ruwe, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Guilford, CT. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

450 Boston Post Rd

Guilford, CT 06437

Contact Information

(203) 453-6340

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 4 More

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Yale
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kerlan Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruwe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruwe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruwe to family and friends
3.3
based on 32 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Ruwe's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in North Branford ct |
Dr ruwe debrided a torn meniscus In my knee, which was unsuccessfull, using an outdated recnique, and causing infection Which he blamed on me.Went elsewhere for knee replacement
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in Guilford, CT |
Dr. Ruwe is the best! His professionalism, thoroughness and communication skills are second to none. Has done surgery on both of my sons knees. Dr. Ruwe and his office helped both of them heal quickly and completely. We would recommend him highly.
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in Lyme, CT |
Dr Ruwe operated on our son last summer to repair a torn ACL. Flawless. From his office staff to surgicenter nurses, everyone was exceptionally professional. Dr Ruwe is as skilled as he is compassionate and we recommend him without reservation. Great experience and outcome for our son.
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Branford, CT |
Dr.Ruwe operated on one knee a few years ago; not a good experience. If you are an educated consumer and have questions, stay away. He doesn't like to answer questions (he is the Dr., you are the uneducated patient kind of attitude), and he is extremely rigid as to his post-op pain protocol (I had...more
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New York, NYfguilford ct |
Did not understand the depth of my pain.cirtizone injection nor oxycodeine helped, so he was too quick to want me to see a colleague for knee replacement, without even having an MRI.
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Dr. Ruwe accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Ruwe has admitting privileges

Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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YNHH Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06511
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