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About Dr. Joseph D Ruffner Jr

Dr. Joseph D Ruffner Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Yarmouth, ME. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph D Ruffner Jr is Great. Dr. Joseph D Ruffner Jr has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph D Ruffner Jr is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Joseph David Ruffner Jr Md

158 Main St
Yarmouth, ME 04096
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph D Ruffner Jr has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Mental Illness
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Clinical Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Manic Depressive Disorder

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One Star

Dr. Ruffner was one of the worst psychiatrists I have ever had. Nothing he said was based in reality.

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Excellent Doctor -great with teens

Dr. Ruffner has been great with our teenage son. Our son had seen other counselors or therapist over the course of several years but none of them accurately diagnosed the issue correctly and seemed to sugar coat the issues not helping at all. Dr. Ruffner personality and awareness have been great for our son who has been seeing him for 2 years now. He is straight forward and blunt with him which is exactly what he needs without ever being unprofessional or calus. Dr. Ruffner also diagnosed an issue that should have been recognized MUCH sooner by other professionals. I wish we had found Dr. Ruffner 6 years earlier.

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  • Education

  • Duke University Medical Center

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Locations & Directions

Joseph David Ruffner Jr Md, 158 Main St, Yarmouth, ME
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