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About Dr. Paul J Ruh MD
Dr. Paul J Ruh has the following 2 specialties
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
Dr. Paul J Ruh has the following 11 expertise
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Celiac Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Hepatitis C
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Abdominal Pain
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Paul J Ruh - Posted on March 16th, 2019
The good dr. Ruh is like many of the GI Dr. I’ve seen over the tenure of my condition. Seems like a good guy for the ten minutes he sees you. Then he’s gone. And you can’t get in touch. That’s the Dr. behavior I’ve become used to. The differences between Dr. Ruh and all the others are the staff. The staff is unprofessional and rude. There seems to be 1 nurse, but she’s never available either. I’ll be looking for a new GI Dr.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Paul J Ruh - Posted on October 4th, 2018
Self-verified patient of Dr. Paul J Ruh - Posted on March 24th, 2015
Self-verified patient of Dr. Paul J Ruh - Posted on June 10th, 2014
Dr Ruh made hiself available at a moment's notice when I was very ill even though he had never seen me! I was very impressed with his approachable and down-to-earth manner. His PA and office staff are wonderful. All was done in a very timely manner. He accurately diagnosed and recommended treatment that has been sucessful. I will continue to see him and would recommend him to anyone.
I miss him at his old practice!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Paul J Ruh - Posted on May 9th, 2013
Dr. Ruh is hands-down my favorite physician and I was deeply saddened when he left my area. Very tempted to start making the +3-hour drive to see him at his new practice. I saw him for about 13 years for Crohn's disease and he is very knowledgable and thorough. The most important part to me was that he let me participate in my care. If there was a medication I didn't want to take for whatever reason, he was understanding about it and didn't force the issue, found a way around it that always worked. He was AMAZING when I was acutely ill in the hospital in 2002 and after my surgery. Overall, super nice guy, down to earth. His wait times get ridiculous (I've waited over an hour), but I will shout from the rooftops that he is worth it! You just need to plan ahead for that hiccup. I've seen 3 GI providers since he left, and none have come close to giving me the personalized care and attention that he does so effortlessly.
Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2017, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
28 Years Experience
University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health
Graduated in 1991
University Of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Paul J Ruh Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
Gundersen Health Plan
- Gundersen Health Plan Select Network
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Medica Choice
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Paul J Ruh
Paul Ruh, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in gastroenterology and heptology. He emphasizes preventive care relating to the GI tract, such as colorectal screenings. His treatment options take into account each patient's personal philosophy and lifestyle. Getting to know his patients plays an important role in his practice. "Prior to recommending treatment options, I take into account each patient's personal philosophy and lifestyle," Dr. Ruh says. (08/10)
Locations & DirectionsEAU CLAIRE GI ASSOCIATES, 3940 Oakwood Hills Pkwy, Eau Claire, WI
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