Dr. Scott Ruhlman, MD

Dr. Scott Ruhlman, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Scott Ruhlman, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ohio in 2004 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

1959 North East Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ruhlman's conditions and procedures:

Ankle Fracture
Arm Surgery
Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
Bicep Repairs
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bracheal Plexus Surgery
Broken Arm
Bursa Injection
Carpal Fractures
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Congenital Hand Surgery
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
Difficulty With Walking
Dislocated Joint
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Surgery
Endoscopic Hand Surgery
Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Injury
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Muscle Strain
Hand Neuropathy
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Pain
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
Hardware Removal
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Joint Reconstruction Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint Surgery
Joint X-Ray
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Sclerosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

Your Orthopedic health is not only my passion, but is very important to your quality of life. To that end, I trained in Orthopedic Surgery locally at the University of Washington and spent additional time at Harvard training in the complex disorde...


  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

Board Certifications


  • 2004
    Med Coll Of Ohio
    Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


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Dr. Ruhlman is careless. I was L & I patient, and his negligence in ignoring the ED MD notes and the ED radiologist's recommendation led to the permanent damage to my thumb joint. Despite having seen me only one time, he signed off on me being maximum medically improved. The office never checked...Read More
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I suffered from a bimalleolar fracture of my right ankle and needed surgery (hiking injury). I really lucked out getting Dr. Ruhlman. His somewhat aggressive approach to recovery was exactly what I needed to get back to my active/outdoorsy lifestyle. His advice of "the longer you baby it, the...Read More
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He was very professional and personable. Once we got back to the room things moved quickly. There was a bit of a wait in the waiting room though. But he was a great Doctor.
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I had surgery for a ruptured bicep and Dr. Ruhlman was an excellent choice. He's very patient, attentive and skilled.
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