Dr. Ruel Stoessel, MD

Dr. Ruel Stoessel, MD

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine  |  
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57 y/o
(61)

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Dr. Ruel Stoessel, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

Ruel T. Stoessel, M.D., P.A.

8645 N Military Trl Ste 508

West Palm Beach, FL 33410
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • Careplus
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida

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Top Care Areas

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

C-Section
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more than 62% of peers
Blood Disorders
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more than 45% of peers
Preeclampsia
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more than 39% of peers

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Dr. Stoessel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Stoessel "Dr. Stoessel is a board certified ob/gyn that specializes in maternal fetal medicine. He has over 20 years of experience and is highly recognized in his field. He has been the Chief of Staff at many of the local hospitals that he serves. His mission is to save every mother and baby that is under his care. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stoessel "Dr. Stoessel believes in the concept of Seeing Our Future.Unborn babies deserve to have the best chance of a good start in life. State of the art technologies and high quality prenatal diagnosis has allowed this concept to become a reality. Dr. Stoessel and his colleagues will continue with this mission as we enter the next decade of this new millennium. He pledges to provide the best possible care to our children, for our future."
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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • C-Section
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Pregnancy Care, Adolescent
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sympathectomy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Suny Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Suny Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stoessel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stoessel to family and friends
3.0
based on 61 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (28)

Dr. Stoessel's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I find these negative reviews shocking. I was a patient 15 years ago and extremely high risk. I was managed well throughout my pregnancy. I went into preterm labor at 32 weeks. Dr Stossel flew home early on Christmas Eve for me. We held off my labor for three days, Michael was able to breathe...more
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Dr Ruel t. stoessel sent me to Bethesda Hospital East to do section.My husband wanted him sent me to St Mary Hospital but he refused. He and the hospital has a special relationship! The Bethesda Hospital East's NICU is very bad. My son 27 weeks premature birth did not be put in the warm box ,no...more
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I had a terrible experience with this practice. I was sent to a specialist due to my age when pregnant. In the times that I went to the office, I never met the Dr., I only saw one of the nurse practitioners who has terrible bed side manner. They claimed that my childs liver was "prominent" which...more
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Very caring physician and staff. Put me at ease during a very difficult pregnancy. So blessed to be referred to him.
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I was told I was having a girl but surprisingly he was a boy! The ultrasound technicians did not seem well educated or trained. Once, measuring everything took over 30 min and she had to redo it since forgot to measure something. after first time they drew blood, I had a big bruise and a very bad...more
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