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About Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter

Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Jefferson City, MO, with other offices in Columbia, MO and Columbia, MO . She has 9 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Hunter has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

27 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter is Great. Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter has been rated by 27 patients. From those 27 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Capital Region Physicians Anesthesia

1125 Madison St
Jefferson City, MO 65101
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1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO 65201
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University of Missouri Health Sciences Center

1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO 65212
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Specialties

Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter has the following 9 expertise

  • Electromyography
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Stroke
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache

Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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I found Dr Hunter easy to talk to. She listens and made me feel good talking to her. I trust her to fix my head
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Five Stars

Dr. Hunter is a very understanding person. She listens, finds things other doctors have not been able to for answers. She knows what she's talking about, she's very educated, she understands, and she very well rounded as the saying goes. Her grammar, pronunciation is superb, no need for translation from a third party!! : } I am glad she as the attitude she has - positive, pleasant, and sincere - smiles. Over all, the best, part she listens. In discussion, she states her opinions. That's the greatest, am looking forward to our next visit.

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Five Stars

I've seen several neurologists, and while they've all been spot-on with diagnosis, Dr. Hunter has been the only one with exemplary bedside manner AND wonderful staff. She stays up-to-date in her specialty and is open to discussing all options. She is in high demand, but worth the wait

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Took four days for an evaluation by Dr. Hunter after having a stroke...

Dr. Hunter evaluated my Mother recently after she had a stroke. My Mother had her stroke on a Monday, on Tuesday Dr. Hunter came to evaluate her but my Mother had just received Narcotics for a headache (which Dr. Hunter prescribed) and she was so out of it she doesn't remember the visit. How can a Neurologist assess a patient's neuro status when they are doped up on pain medications and can't stay awake during the evaluation? She did not come to evaluate my Mother on Wednesday even though the staff stated she was in the hospital. She came and assessed my Mother on Thursday. She has a decent bedside manner but was obviously not up to date on my Mother's neuro status and initially told her she didn't think she had a stroke. Then she thoroughly evaluated her and stated she did have a stroke. My Mother spent two additional days in the hospital just for the neurologist to state the obvious... Then Dr. Hunter prescribed my Mom Aggrenox which is an expensive version of Plavix and also prescribed her a "headache medication" that is a NSAID which she can't take because she is on Aggrenox. Thankfully, my Mother has a great Internal Medicine MD that fixed her medications and really listened to her concerns!! My biggest concern is that it took a Neurologist four days to appropriately evaluate my Mother after having a stroke...requiring my Mother to stay two additional days in the Hospital. It is unacceptable for the Hospital to allow this as they are the stroke receiving Hospital for Jefferson City.

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Five Stars

Nice, young doctor. Seems well versed on the newest treatments available. Proactive in treating your disease. She changed my medication from daily shots to a pill for which I'm gratful

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    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.

  • Education

    9 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2009

  • University Of Missouri Hospital And Clinics

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ruthanna R Hunter accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
    • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry KS PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry OA EPO Exchange - KS/MO
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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