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Top Care Areas

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Torticollis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 90% of peers
Upper Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruan "To fully utilize the most up-to-date knowledge, skills, and expertise, together with a caring heart, we strive to provide chronic pain patients with the best care they deserve. To fully integrate clinical science with daily patient care, we provide the most comprehensive pain management approach including inteventional therapies, physical therapies, psychological/social therapies, pharmacological therapies, and state of the art diagnostic/therapeutic interventions including fluoro-guided interventions, open MRI, and electrodiagnostic testing."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Lortab® Overdose
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Migraine
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuralgia in the Upper Extremity
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Poisoning
  • Opioid Toxicity
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain Killer Addiction
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Polysubstance Dependence
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Extremity Pain
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

6 Sanctions
  • Conviction relating to controlled substances (10/6/2017)
    Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    Summary: Ruan, Xiulu MD: License # 4301079453: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has Drug Related Criminal Conviction. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs placed the physician's license on SUMMARY SUSPENSION.
    State: Michigan
  • Unknown (9/21/2017)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Ruan, Xiulu MD: License # 19859: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure accepted the physician's voluntary SURRENDER of his Mississippi Medical License.
    State: Mississippi
  • Disciplinary action in another state (8/23/2017)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
  • Felony conviction relating to controlled substance violations (6/21/2017)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alabama
  • Disciplinary action in another state (2/10/2017)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Michigan
  • Unknown (8/19/2015)
    Action Taken: Revocation, Surrender, Suspension of Controlled Substance License
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alabama
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Shandog Med University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Worcester Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Med College Of Wisconsin Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hospitals where Dr. Ruan has admitting privileges

Infirmary Health - Mobile Infirmary
5 Mobile Infirmary Cir
Mobile, AL 36607
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