Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD

Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Temecula, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.

27403 Ynez Rd Ste 107

Temecula, CA 92591

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ruiz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Deviated Septum
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Deviated Septum more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Enlarged Turbinates
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Enlarged Turbinates more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Ear Ache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Ear Ache more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz's conditions and procedures:

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Acute Sinusitis
Adult Development Disorders
Airway Disorders
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
Amyloidosis
Angioedema
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Aphasia
Balance Testing
Balloon Sinuplasty
Barotrauma
Bell's Palsy
Benign Positional Vertigo
Brain Disorders
Broken Nose
Burning Mouth Syndrome
Canker Sore
Cat Scratch Disease
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Sinusitis
Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
Deafness
Deviated Septum
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Dry Mouth
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earwax Buildup
Earwax Removal
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Epiglottitis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Diseases and Disorders
Facial Fracture
Facial Irregularities
Facial Lesions
Facial Palsy
Facial Trauma
Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Goiter
Hashimoto's Disease
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Hearing Loss
Heartburn
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperparathyroidism
Impacted Shoulders
Infantile Sleep Apnea
Insomnia
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Inverted Papilloma
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Larynx Conditions
Lockjaw
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Ludwig's Angina
Lyme Disease
Lymphadenopathy 
Malignant Otitis Externa
Mastoiditis
Meniere's Disease
Migraine
Mole
Mononucleosis
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nerve Injury
Nerve Pain
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Paradoxical Vocal Cord Dysfunction
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parotitis
Perforated Eardrum
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Respiratory Papillomatosis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rhinitis
Rhinophyma
Salivary Duct Stones
Salivary Gland Stones
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sialadenitis
Sinus Disorders
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Skin Diseases
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Snoring
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sore Throat
Spasmodic Dysphonia
Speech Delay
Strep Throat
Streptococcal Infections
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Throat Cancer
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thrush
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Tinnitus
TMJ
Tongue-Tie
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tumor
Upper Airway Obstruction
Vertigo
Vincent's Stomatitis
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Voice Disorders
Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treating ear, nose, & throat disorders with advanced technology.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of California-Los Angeles
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital
1985
Yale University
Medical School
1980
University Of California, Irvine
Undergraduate School
2005
1990
1986
1985
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Whos Who in America, 2008
  • Lifetime Appointment Whos Who in America, 2008

Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruiz

3.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
38.70967741935484%
(12)

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I had the balloon sinus surgery and it did not work. Get a SECOND opinion.
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Dr. Ruiz was able to help me with a chronic bloody nose. After the first visit the bleeding was much less but still bleed. After the second visit I have had no nose bleeds for several weeks.
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Rude, condescending, has zero bedside manner. Will never go back!!
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I have dealt with a lot of Physicians in my career and due to numerous health issues, but this doctor takes the cake. He is so arrogant. He gives you limited instructions, and then tells you you did it wrong. If you ask him a question, he thinks you are trying to challenge him! I always felt that...Read More
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Everything about this Doctor and the office, staff was completely unacceptable, misleading, and unprofessional! I would not recommend anyone to this office! They denied my insurance after accepting it during the office visit! My appointment was rescheduled a week later, do to an office staff...Read More
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Plus POS
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Blue Access PPO
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Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Added Advantage POS
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Basic PPO
Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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