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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruben Kalra, Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology is Good. Dr. Kalra has been reviewed by 36 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ruben Kalra, MBA, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology and Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spinal Injections
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kalra graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
San Francisco Bay Area


Dr. Kalra has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 
  • John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus 


  • Hindi
  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ruben Kalra MBA and MD is a male Anesthesiologist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Ruben Kalra practice?
Dr. Ruben Kalra has 17 office locations.
Dr. Ruben Kalra practices Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine near Novato, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Walnut Creek, CA and Pleasanton, CA.
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