Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Pain Management Nursing  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
(18)
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Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD is a pain management nursing doctor who practices in Wilmington, NC. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.Read her story

2716 Ashton Dr

Wilmington, NC 28412

Contact Information

(910) 332-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Anderson's Experience

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Dr. Anderson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Management Nursing
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Anderson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Dr. Ruth K. Anderson attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. She completed her fellowship in pain management at the University of Chicago. Dr. Ruth has over 25 years of experience in fitness and nutrition. Exercise, health and wellness have not only been her vocation but also her passion. She wrote GET MOVING! Live Better, Live Longer – a medically based guide on how to use exercise to combat disease. Dr. Anderson is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pain Management and Anesthesiology. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Dr. Anderson is committed to the complete non-surgical and minimally invasive management of pain syndromes. The goal of our office is to increase your daily activities and enhance the quality of your life. We provide an evaluation, a diagnosis and treatment plan in which you, as the patient, are an active participant. The end result is a caring and complete approach to the management of each patients pain."
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Specialties

  • Pain Management Nursing
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Climacteric Arthropathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Male Pelvic Pain
  • Migraine
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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Procedures

  • Bursa Injection
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Ischial Bursa Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Physical Examination
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St. Paul Hospital In Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville Pa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
3.2
based on 18 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Anderson's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in Wilmington, NC |
Not read or consider pain history. Believes one dose fits all, medically inappropriate. If you metabolize med quickly, will be left suffering and she does not care. If your pain is not that severe, things may work. Beware, she must have changed since moving to Wilmington. PMP have ultimate...more
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in Columbia, SC |
Dr Anderson is one of the best doctors I've ever dealt with. She cares about working towards improving not just your level of pain, but your lifestyle as well. She won't just prescribe pills and move on to the next patient. She actually cares about you. Her staff at pain management is another story...more
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in Columbia Sc |
Dr Anderson is a kind and caring doctor. She truly cares about her patients. Most importantly..if you are going to her just to get pills well think again. She is about helping you with pain management..she is not a licensed drug dealer..so.if you are trying to do bad things..think again..she...more
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in Columbia Sc |
Dr anderson is truly amazing. She has helped me more than any other doctor. I suffer with Lupus and sjogrens disease. She does total comprehensive care not just pain medications. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is in chronic pain!!!
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in Columbia, SC |
Dr Anderson is a very caring, compassionate and focused physician. She is very cautious when prescribing medications, making sure the patient understands the danger of mixing meds so we do not accidentally overdose of have a severe reaction. She has performed two procedures in the facet joints in...more
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