Dr. Reuben C. Rutland, MD

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Dr. Reuben C. Rutland, MD

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General Surgery | Male

Methodist Physician Group, Merrillville, IN 101 E 87th Ave # 430, Merrillville, IN 46410 Get Directions
(219) 679-6221

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Care Philosophy

"I find general and trauma surgery intriguing because of its hands-on nature. At the same time, I regard my patients as the captains of their care, so I take steps to ensure my patients and their families are well-informed and involved in key decisions."Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutland to family and friends
4.8
based on 4 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Rutland
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Rutland's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (4)
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Highly skilled & Excellent patient relation. Explains procedure in a manner that's easy for patient to understand
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Family Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Indiana.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    Tennessee State University

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rutland's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Rutland

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Rutland's Care Philosophy

"I find general and trauma surgery intriguing because of its hands-on nature. At the same time, I regard my patients as the captains of their care, so I take steps to ensure my patients and their families are well-informed and involved in key decisions."