Dr. Ruth Gettes, MD

Dr. Ruth Gettes, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Ruth Gettes, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

13902 N Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 134

Tampa, FL 33618

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Dr. Gettes' Experience

Dr. Gettes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

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.


  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • U MD
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of S Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U South Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gettes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Gettes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gettes to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Gettes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

She's gentle, little informal, but complete in her time.
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Highly uneducated in the terms of "people”. I did my very best to open up to this doctor; unfortunately, the two of us did not seem to have the same goal in mind. The goal that I was aiming towards was to be able to share a professional relationship and be enlightened by her on how to steer my...more
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Her personal problems interfered with her ability to treat my situation objectively' After several years it became apparent that her abilities were overstated and her knowledge of correct medications were just wrong. I sought help after her which only confirmed my analysis. I would suggest future...more
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Having seen her for several years, it becomes apparent that she is emotionally handicapped and leads to adverse diagnostic and therapeutic results. Many sessions led to her interjecting her own problems. I went through several periods where her pharmacology knowledge was challenging
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I've gone to Dr. Gettes through a few different time periods over approx. 20 yrs, beginning when I was in my early 30s. I've gone back during each time of need because she's the best in her field: brilliant and straight-forward, warm and professional, honest and caring. It's extremely rare to find...more
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