Dr. Ruth Orth, MD

Dr. Ruth Orth, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
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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

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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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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Orth's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Orth treats Gout more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Orth treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Orth treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Orth treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Orth treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Orth treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Orth's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
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
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1978
    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Medical School
    1978

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Based on 26 reviews

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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...Read 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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO