Dr. Richard Ruffing, MD

Dr. Richard Ruffing, MD

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Dr. Richard Ruffing, MD is a family medicine specialist in Gaffney, SC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 1983 and specializes in family medicine.

722 Hyatt St

Gaffney, SC 29341

Contact Information

(864) 489-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Companion Benefit Alternatives
  • CompCare
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare
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Dr. Ruffing's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
HIV Screening
Hives
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lice
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Paracentesis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Ruffing, MD is a family medicine specialist in Gaffney, SC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 1983 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Oakwood Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Oakwood Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Wayne State University
Medical School
1988
1983

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Dr. Ruffing has been our family doctor for over 20 years. He is knowlegable and considerate. He truly cares about his patients and makes sure we have the best care. He saved my life when he recognized that I was having heart problems but the tests didn't show it. When my mom moved here, he helped...Read More
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I called to try to speak to him, since I am out of town (9;30am). I finally received a call after 1pm, in which was told He had just left the office, and there was nothing they could do for me. If I needed anything to go to the Emergency Room. Out of state for the holidays and they blow you off. I...Read More
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Dr Ruffing has been my doctor for almost a decade. He is extremely professional, takes time to discuss any concerns the you or he might have with you continuing good health. Very knowledgeable, and is the type of person who can ask the right questions in order to insure that you are provided the...Read More
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Great all the time he shows concern an compassion very professional and down to earth
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Aetna
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Companion Benefit Alternatives
CompCare
Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
Health Net
Jehovah’s Witnesses (ROJW) Facility Agreement Only
MedCost
Medicaid
Medicare
MedRisk
Worker's Compensation WC
MultiPlan
NovaNet
Private HealthCare Systems
Provider Select, Inc.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Healthy Choice Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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