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Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Pain Medicine*
3.5 (47)
Map Pin Small Wilmington, NC
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Wilmington, NC. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Anesthesiology. They graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and is affiliated with Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Dr. Anderson, completed a residency at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville Pa. Patients rated Dr. Anderson an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Anderson works at Practice in Wilmington, NC with other offices in Jacksonville, NC and Leland, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Lumbosacral Radiculopathy, Sciatica and Osteoarthritis of Spine along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem and CareFirst 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.

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Dr. Anderson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Select Physical Therapy Holdings Inc
    2716 Ashton Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (910) 332-3800
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Emergeortho PA
    2000 Brabham Ave Ste 100, Jacksonville, NC 28546 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (910) 332-3800
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  3. 3
    Brunswick Surgery Center LLC
    1168 E Cutlar Crossing Ste 101, Leland, NC 28451 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (910) 660-4600

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center

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Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Spinal Nerve Block
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Headache
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Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spondylitis
Facet Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Steroid Injection
Acute Postoperative Pain
Adult Scoliosis
Allergic Arthritis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Ankle
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Foot
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Midfoot
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthritis of the Toe
Arthritis of the Wrist
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
Back Injuries
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Climacteric Arthropathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Gouty Arthropathy
Hip Arthritis
Infectious Arthritis
Joint Disorders
Knee Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Knee Pain
Kyphosis
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Lordosis
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Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Male Pelvic Pain
Migraine
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Monoarthropathy
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuropathic Arthropathy
Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Toe
Osteoarthropathy
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyarthropathy
Polyneuropathy
Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seronegative Arthritis
Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
Shoulder Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylarthritis
Spondylarthropathy
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Transient Arthropathy
Traumatic Arthropathy
Upper Back Pain
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Bursa Injection
Cervical Block
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Chronic Pain Management
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
Ganglion Impar Block
Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
Intercostal Nerve Block
Ischial Bursa Injection
Joint Injection
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Medical Branch Block
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Root Block
Nutritional Counseling
Pain Management
Peripheral Nerve Block
Physical Examination
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Stellate Ganglion Block
Sympathetic Nerve Block
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Third Occipital Nerve Block
Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Trigger Point Injection
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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Anthem
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
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    3.5
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    Specialties*
    • Pain Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518976026
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Chicago
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville Pa
    Residency
    Internship
    • St. Paul Hospital in Dallas
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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    Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Anderson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Anderson has seen patients for Lumbosacral Radiculopathy, Sciatica and Osteoarthritis of Spine, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Anderson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    47 patients have reviewed Dr. Anderson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Anderson.

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