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Orthopedic Surgeon James Ruf Joins MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Todd Kelley (253) 403-1716
James Ruf, MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, has recently joined MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center at the Covington MultiCare Clinic.
Dr. Ruf received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University in Indiana, and his medical degree from Creighton University in Nebraska. He completed both his general surgery internship and his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Michigan. He has special expertise in total and partial joint replacement, joint arthroscopy and the surgical treatment of fractures.
Dr. Ruf’s patients are connected to the full resources of MultiCare Health System, one of the few health care organizations in the nation to offer a comprehensive electronic health record system. With MultiCare Connect, patients no longer need to wait for paper charts to transfer from one location to another. Patients will also experience the convenience and consistency of having the same health information available each time they visit a health care provider within the MultiCare system. MultiCare Connect is protected by sophisticated safety features, allowing access only by the patient and their provider.
To contact Dr. Ruf, call MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center at (253) 372-7121. The Covington MultiCare Clinic is located at 17700 272nd Street.
MultiCare is a leading-edge, integrated health organization made up of four hospitals, numerous primary care and urgent care clinics, multi-specialty centers, Hospice and Home Health services, and many other services. A not-for-profit organization based in Tacoma, Washington since 1882, MultiCare has grown over the years in response to community needs. Today we are the area's largest provider of health care services, serving patients at 93 locations in Pierce, South King, Kitsap and Thurston counties.
Posted on Aug 25, 2008 in