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Saliem Ruffin, MD

Dr. Ruffin is an internal medicine doctor in the Metro Atlanta area. She is affiliated with Diagnostic Imaging Center Dekalb Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital.
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521 doctors
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522 doctors
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260 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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502 doctors
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503 doctors
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251 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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155 doctors
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155 doctors
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77 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more acute renal failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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170 doctors
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170 doctors
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84 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more kidney failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw ovarian cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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331 doctors
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331 doctors
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165 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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19 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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74 doctors
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75 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw HIV patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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459 doctors
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460 doctors
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229 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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400 doctors
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400 doctors
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200 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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507 doctors
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506 doctors
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253 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw chest congestion patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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84 doctors
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84 doctors
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41 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more encephalopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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415 doctors
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414 doctors
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207 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more lung condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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255 doctors
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256 doctors
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127 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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205 doctors
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205 doctors
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102 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more heart failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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21 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw jaundice patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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121 doctors
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121 doctors
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60 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more sepsis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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222 doctors
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223 doctors
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111 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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114 doctors
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114 doctors
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56 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more drug allergies patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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116 doctors
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116 doctors
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58 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more dehydration patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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578 doctors
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578 doctors
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289 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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34 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw schizophrenia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw gangrene patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Atlanta area. Learn more.
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202 doctors
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202 doctors
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100 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more stroke patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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75 doctors
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76 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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245 doctors
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245 doctors
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122 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more pneumonia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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212 doctors
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212 doctors
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106 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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106 doctors
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105 doctors
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52 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more hyponatremia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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194 doctors
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194 doctors
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96 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Ruffin sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Diagnostic Imaging Center Dekalb Medical Center
2701 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
524 miles away
OMI Diagnostics Northside
1100 Lake Hearn Dr
Atlanta, GA 30342
520 miles away
Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale
2801 Dekalb Medical Pkwy
Lithonia, GA 30058
522 miles away
Grady Memorial Hospital
80 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
530 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2003

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Ruffin is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Diagnostic Imaging Center Dekalb Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management