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Dr. Ruby Halper-Erkkila, MD

Family Medicine*
4.1 (22)
Map Pin Small Branchburg, NJ
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Ruby Halper-Erkkila, MD

Dr. Ruby Halper-Erkkila, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Branchburg, NJ. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Dr. Halper-Erkkila, completed a residency at Somerset Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Halper-Erkkila an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Halper-Erkkila works at South Branch Family Medicine in Branchburg, NJ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Halper-Erkkila's Office Locations

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    South Branch Family Practice
    48 Robbins Rd, Branchburg, NJ 08876 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (908) 417-6665

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    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
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    • Coventry Health Care
    • EmblemHealth
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    • Humana
    • Midwest Health Plan
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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1699722330
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Somerset Medical Center
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    Internship
    • Somerset Medical Center
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    Medical Education
    • Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

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    Dr. Halper-Erkkila works at South Branch Family Medicine in Branchburg, NJ. View the full address on Dr. Halper-Erkkila’s profile.

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