Dr. Todd C. Ruiter, DO

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Dr. Todd C. Ruiter, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Borgess Orthopedics 2490 S 11th St Ste 201, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Get Directions
(269) 343-1535

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Our growing and dynamic clinic prides itself as the first orthopedic practice in Southwest Michigan. Borgess Orthopedics physicians and staff strive to provide you with the highest quality orthopedic care possible and treat each individual with the utmost respect and dignity. To us, your recovery is just as important as your treatment. Our goal is quality results and your satisfaction.Read more

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Kalamazoo, MI |
Dr. Ruiter diagnosed and treated my thumb arthritis. He gave me treatment options; we started with a physical therapy, a brace and injections. While those helped, the pain would always return and based on my work schedule we decided to go to surgery in October of 2015. I have regained strength and full range of motion in my hand. I am very pleased with the outcome. I get a little sting in my thumb joint occasionally, but for the most part I am pain free. Dr. R. was kind & caring!
in Portage, Mi |
Excellent Doctor in explaining the pro's and cons concerning you medical procedure. Very good communicator and takes an interest in your health.
Kalamazoo, MI |
We were referred to Dr. Ruiter for followup care in the emergency room. After waiting almost 2 hours to see him (we were seen faster in the ER), he came in, barely made eye contact, and never even performed a physical exam. He took one look at the injury, made some recommendations, and that was it. We did not feel confident with his care and contacted another doctor the next day.
So willing to help you out and make you better!
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Education

  • Medical School
    Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center

    Completed in 2012

    Maricopa Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Louisville

    Completed in 2013

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ruiter's Office & Staff

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Dr. Ruiter's Care Philosophy

Our growing and dynamic clinic prides itself as the first orthopedic practice in Southwest Michigan. Borgess Orthopedics physicians and staff strive to provide you with the highest quality orthopedic care possible and treat each individual with the utmost respect and dignity. To us, your recovery is just as important as your treatment. Our goal is quality results and your satisfaction.