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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruth Anderson, Pain Management Specialist is Excellent. Dr. Anderson has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology and Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neurogenic Arthropathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spine Inflammation (Spondylarthropathies)
  • Thoracic Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Anderson graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Inland Empire
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Anderson has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Palmetto Health Baptist 

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Additional Information
Dr. Ruth K Anderson MD is a female Anesthesiologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Ruth K. Anderson practice?
Dr. Ruth Anderson has 1 office location.
Dr. Ruth Anderson practices Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine near Columbia, SC.
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