Dr. Ruth Latham, MD

Dr. Ruth Latham, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ruth Latham, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Mechanicsville, VA. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

8220 Meadowbridge Rd Ste 203

Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Contact Information

(804) 764-1253

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • 22 More

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Dr. Latham's Experience

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Dr. Latham's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
218

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Brody School Of Med At East Carolina University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Latham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Latham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Latham to family and friends
4.2
based on 26 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Latham's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Richmond, VA |
Wonderful and caring doctor. She takes her time with you and she is always professional. I appreciate her expertise and I am so glad to be her patient.
Richmond, VA |
One of the worst experiences I've ever had at a doctor. Has very poor personal skills and prioritizes her convenience over patients. She had an intern with her the entire time, even after I requested the intern leave for privacy. She just kept saying that the intern was a professional ignoring the fact that I was uncomfortable with an audience for my examine. She is rude and inconsiderate.
in Glen Allen, VA |
The Best Doctor Ever!!!!!!!!! Friendly... Courteous ...She displays wisdom beyond her age in all of her decision which show her level o f professionalism and efficiency at what she does...
in Mechanicsville, VA |
Dr Ruth Latham is one of the most thorough, kindest, compassionate doctors and I am happy sh is my primary care doctor. There should be more like her! I adore this doctor!
in Mechanicsville, VA |
I had a very bad experience with Dr. Latham. She gave me a prescription that made lose weight drastically and that caused me to have severe debilitating headaches. I went down to 80 pounds from 110 in a week. I was stuck in bed for weeks. I tried to call her office and she would never return my calls and had her nurse tell me it was all in my head. She never called to check on on my or showed any type of concern I switch to another Dr and I was told that I should have never been on that.
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Dr. Latham accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Health Fund POS
    Health Fund PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice
    Open Choice POS
    Select
    Traditional Choice POS
    USAccess
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Federal Employee Program
    HealthKeepers Plus HMO
    KeyCare PPO
    PAR Traditional
    SmartValue Classic
    SmartValue Plus
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Cigna Network
    Indemnity EPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Network Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Employers Health Network
    Employers Health Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • First Life and Health Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • inHealth
    inHealth PPO
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MVP Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Optima Health
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
  • Pyramid Life
    Today's Option Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    Option 1
  • Today's Options
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UniCare
    Security Choice PFFS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus HMO
    MAMSI Alliance PPO
    MAMSI Optimum Choice
    MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Sierra Option
    Sierra Option Plus
    United Healthcare EPO
  • VA Coordinated Care for the Uninsured (VCC)
    VA Coordinated Care for the Uninsured (VCC) PPO
  • Virginia Health Network
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana Commercial PPO
    One Health Plans
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Virginia Premier
    Medicaid HMO
    Virginia Premier Gold
  • WellCare
    Concert PFFS
    Duet PFFS
    Summit PFFS

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Hospitals where Dr. Latham has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - Memorial Regional Medical Center
8260 Atlee Rd
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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CJW Medical Center - Chippenham
7101 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
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