Dr. Ruth Vanderplas, MD

Dr. Ruth Vanderplas, MD

Family Medicine  |  
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Dr. Ruth Vanderplas, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in La Quinta, CA. She has been practicing for 15 years.

47647 Caleo Bay Dr Ste 250

La Quinta, CA 92253

Contact Information

(760) 777-7993

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Dr. Vanderplas' Experience

Dr. Vanderplas' 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Vanderplas does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Infections
  • Warts


  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vanderplas has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vanderplas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vanderplas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vanderplas to family and friends
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Vanderplas' 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 (1)
in La Quinta, CA |
Dr Ruth Vanderplas was my dermatologist. Since I had a history of melanoma with a complete lymph direction, she advised me to have two more removed. Her office told me that if I waited until the new year, they would be approved to be a preferred provider with my insurance and my copayment would only be $65 per visit. I followed their advice. The pathology reports both came back as incomplete because not enough tissue was removed. They were removed on two separate occasions. To make matters w
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Dr. Vanderplas accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO

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