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About Dr. Robert Ruth

Dr. Robert Ruth, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Barbara, CA, with other offices in Oxnard, CA and Solvang, CA . He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery of the Hand and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Ruth is affiliated with Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital and Marian Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

39 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Ruth is Great. Dr. Robert Ruth has been rated by 39 patients. From those 39 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert Ruth is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hot Springs Medical Surgical Group

2323 De La Vina St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Associated Hand Surgeons

2001 Solar Dr
Oxnard, CA 93036
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Associated Hand Surgeons

2028 Village Ln
Solvang, CA 93463
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Specialties

Dr. Robert Ruth has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

  • Expertise

    4 Expertise

  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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Five Stars

Carpel tunnel surgery was quick, very little pain, I have a mark about 1/2 inch. Dr. Ruth is very kind and I have confidence in his expertise. Staff was very kind.

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Five Stars

Great experience - everyone was great. Took care of my broken wrist right away.

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Excellent doctor and staff!

I can't say enough about Dr. Ruth. Efficiently diagnosed my condition, pleasant, courteous, and friendly bedside manner. I felt he was never in a rush and took the time to listen and examine. The staff, all the way from reception to ex-ray to the woman administered two injections,were professional and quite pleasant. Needless to say I'm very happy having gone to Dr. Ruth.

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Five Stars

A very direct and to the point Doctor but a with a sincere carrying manner his staff are just the best I have ever encountered . My surgery scare was almost invisible I am a vey happy patient

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Ruth is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital
  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
  • Marian Medical Center
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1991

  • Umass Memorial Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert Ruth accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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