Dr. Robert Ruth MD
Orthopedic Surgeons — Santa Barbara, CAContact Dr. Ruth
Dr. Robert Ruth specializes in orthopedic surgery, hand surgery in Santa Barbara, California. Details of Dr. Ruth's 23 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Harvard University are available on your free doctor report.
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2323 De La Vina St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Robert Ruth identified specializing in
Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system. and Hand SurgeryHand Surgery
A specialist trained in the investigation, preservation and restoration by medical, surgical, and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist..
Dr. Robert Ruth accepts the following plans for Blue Shield of California at 2323 De La Vina St
- Access + HMO
- Active Choice
- Active Start
- Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Ruth is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
351 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA
EducationDr. Ruth attended medical school at Harvard University Harvard Medical School and graduated in 1990 having 23 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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- Robert M Ruth
- R Ruth
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