Dr. Xiulu Ruan, MD

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Dr. Xiulu Ruan, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Physicians' Pain Specialists of AL, PC 4682 Airport Blvd, Mobile, AL 36608 Get Directions
(251) 478-4900

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To fully utilize the most up-to-date knowledge, skills, and expertise, together with a caring heart, we strive to provide chronic...   Read More

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  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicinenull
  • Neuromuscular Medicinenull
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitationnull
  • Pain Medicinenull
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    • Action Taken:Revocation, Surrender, Suspension of Controlled Substance License
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ruan's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (20)
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      Specialties

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

      Board Certifications

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      • Neuromuscular Medicine
      • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
      • Pain Medicine
      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      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
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Drug Abuse
      • Dystonia
      • Elbow Pain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Facet Joint Pain
      • Facet Syndrome
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Fracture
      • Hand Conditions
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Pain Disorder
      • Pain in Extremities
      • Pain Killer Addiction
      • Pain, Intractable
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pinched Nerve
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Polyradiculoneuropathy
      • Polysubstance Dependence
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Spasticity
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Torticollis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Upper Back Pain
      • Upper Extremity Pain
      • Wrist Pain

      Procedures Performed

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

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      • 1
        Sanction

        Dr. Ruan has received 1 sanction

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        • Unknown  (8/19/2015)
        • Action Taken: Revocation, Surrender, Suspension of Controlled Substance License
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        • State: Alabama
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      Education

      • Medical School
        Shandog Med University

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        Worcester Med Center

        Completed in 1999

      • Residency Hospital
        Med College Of Wisconsin Affil Hosps

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

        Completed in 2003

      Awards & Recognition

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
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      Dr. Ruan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      • Sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ruan's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ruan

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      Dr. Ruan's Care Philosophy

      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.