Dr. Ruth Orth, MD

Dr. Ruth Orth, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Ruth Orth, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 40 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2441 N 9th Ave

Pensacola, FL 32503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Orth's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Orth "Dr. Orth has special medical interests in the treatment of rheumatic diseases in adults. She enjoys listening to her patients' needs and working with them to obtain a treatment plan that will better their lifestyles for the future."

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orth's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orth to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Orth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

She told me I have fibromyalgia and that there was nothing she could do for me and that there was no need to come back. Zero empathy or bedside manner and spent no time discussing care or management. I wouldn’t recommend her to my worst enemy.
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Strongly recommend Dr. Orth for Quality of care, Caring, Outcomes, knowledge, and ease of office through process.
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Dr. Orth is professional while being extremely knowledgeable, with patience, asking probing questions, listening as well as explaining until she's sure you understand the disease and treatment. By the second visit, I felt I had made a friend as well as having found an excellent doctor.
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. Dr. Orth was rushed and inpatient. She rushed us through saying that the lab work was mostly normal. But as far as pulling the xrays and MRI's she had not done it, She was not prepared for our visit. With the Xrays she would have seen that my 22 YO son has the bone of a 62 tear old. I asked her...more
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Thorough and professional...considers all possibilities and is aware of all mptoms effect on the individual.
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