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Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

Pain Medicine
3.3 (40)
Map Pin Small Wilmington, NC
Accepting new patients
30 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 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Anesthesiology. They graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas and is affiliated with Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Anderson works at EmergeOrtho Wilmington in Wilmington, NC with other offices in Jacksonville, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain, Radiculopathy and Osteoarthritis of Spine along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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
    EmergeOrtho - Wilmington/Ashton
    2716 Ashton Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (877) 826-0590
    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
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    EmergeOrtho - Wilmington/Porters Neck
    8115 Market St Ste 108, Wilmington, NC 28411 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
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    EmergeOrtho - Jacksonville
    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

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Allergic Arthritis Chevron Icon
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome Chevron Icon
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Chronic Neck Pain Chevron Icon
Chronic Pelvic Pain Chevron Icon
Climacteric Arthropathy Chevron Icon
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy Chevron Icon
Facet Joint Pain Chevron Icon
Fibromyalgia Chevron Icon
Gouty Arthropathy Chevron Icon
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Herniated Disc Chevron Icon
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Infectious Arthritis Chevron Icon
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Monoarthropathy Chevron Icon
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Neuropathic Arthropathy Chevron Icon
Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain Chevron Icon
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine Chevron Icon
Osteoarthritis Chevron Icon
Osteoarthritis of Ankle Chevron Icon
Osteoarthritis of Elbow Chevron Icon
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Psoriatic Arthritis Chevron Icon
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Seronegative Arthritis Chevron Icon
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Epidural Steroid Injections Chevron Icon
Nerve Blocks Chevron Icon
Nutritional Counseling Chevron Icon
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Spinal Injections Chevron Icon
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Chevron Icon
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    About Dr. Ruth Anderson, MD

    Specialties
    • Pain Medicine
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 30 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 At Dallas
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Anesthesiology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Anderson has seen patients for Low Back Pain, Radiculopathy 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.

    40 patients have reviewed Dr. Anderson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Anderson.

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