Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Pain Management Nursing  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD is a pain management nurse in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1993 and specializes in pain management nursing, pain medicine, and more.Read her story

2716 Ashton Dr

Wilmington, NC 28412

Contact Information

(910) 332-3800

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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."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Management Nursing
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

2  Board Certifications

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

98  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
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • 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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45  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

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
23 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Anderson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    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 (19)

Extremely rude!! I had questions about my husband’s condition, and she turned her back on me and started working on the computer while I was talking to her! She became defensive and did not listen to what I was asking, leaving me with unanswered questions. She absolutely does not belong in a...more
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Because she was injured I thought she would be more empathetic towards others pain but I was wrong.
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As an RN with years of experience, I was shocked when ANOTHER local pain clinic kept raising my narcotic dose, without finding the cause of my pain. Thank you, Dr. Anderson, for helping me to reduce my pain meds. I really do believe you care. Though I'm not able to wean completely off yet, I have...more
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Dr Anderson is the best doctor i have ever seen. She cares about her patients.
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She was in and out of the room within 5 minutes never touched me or reviewed my medical history. Just prescribed meds without finding the cause of the pain.
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