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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruth Vanderplas is Excellent. Dr. Vanderplas has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Vanderplas graduated from Loma Linda University. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)

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Additional Information
Dr. Ruth Ellen Vanderplas MD is a female Dermatologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Ruth E. Vanderplas practice?
Dr. Ruth Vanderplas has 1 office location.
Dr. Ruth Vanderplas practices Dermatology near La Quinta, CA.
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