Dr. Ricardo Buenaventura, MD

Dr. Ricardo Buenaventura, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Ricardo Buenaventura, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Centerville, OH and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

7244 Far Hills Ave

Centerville, OH 45459

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

48  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Charity Hospital Tulane University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Northwester University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Oh St University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Mba
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buenaventura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Buenaventura's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buenaventura to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Buenaventura's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

1/5/2018 1:40 pm .. I'm at a loss for words. I had a confirmed appointment for 1/5/2018 at 11:15 Vandalia office. I was there signed in at 11:15 am sharp. I was sitting in the waiting for 1.5 hours and no one called me up. I asked the other office girls for another doctor that were there if...more
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Prescribed Gabapentin for chronic osteoarthritis pain. This drug is for nerve pain not joint. Also sanctioned SCS which he knew, according to medical records, would not work for me.
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The prescription he gave contained aspirin and I have a reaction to aspirin. I had explained this to him. When I called for something else the receptionist suggested over the counter meds. If they were working for me I would not have needed to seek pain management. she said it would take one or...more
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Nice office and staff. Dr. spent time with me and I did not feel rushed.
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The doctor did NOT listen. He asked questions several times that I had already answered. He latched on to my neuropathy - when my main & major complaint is the constant hip pain. The medication he was pushing would NOT help with my bone on bone hip pain - but it would help the neuropathy. I...more
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