Dr. Randall Ruark, MD

Dr. Randall Ruark, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Randall Ruark, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.

6262 Veterans Pkwy

Columbus, GA 31909

Contact Information

(706) 324-6661

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ruark'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruark "GRHealth is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

2  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

20  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylolisthesis

7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruark has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruark's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruark to family and friends
30 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Ruark'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Ruark is an amazing physician that cares deeply about the well being of his patients. I have had loved ones cared for by him who have done well and sing his praises!!
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Dr, Randall Ruark was recommended to me by my original Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. George Zimmerman here in Columbus, GA which replaced my left hip, both knees and both shoulders. Dr. Zimmerman relocated to Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Ruark was very professional in replacing my right hip. He performed the...more
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Dr. Ruark, got angry with me for asking him to do an mri to see if something else could be causing the pain I have been in for over a year. This is the second time I left his office in tears. The first time, I forgave him thinking he was having a bad day but he is arrogant, and showed no empathy...more
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What a great experience I had with Dr. Ruark,his staff,and all of the staff at Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital for my hip replacement surgery on March 5, 2018. I feel l have made lasting friendships with Dr. Ruark and especially all the nurses at the Hospital. The surgery went so we'll that I was...more
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Dr. Ruark and his staff are awesome!!!! I had my knee replaced and they took care of me through the whole journey! I would definitely see him again, if the need arises and strongly recommend him to others!
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