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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 Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale.
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378 doctors
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377 doctors
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188 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2017, 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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369 doctors
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369 doctors
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184 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2017, 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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407 doctors
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406 doctors
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203 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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553 doctors
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553 doctors
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276 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw pain patients in 2014–2017, 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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14 doctors
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14 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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46 doctors
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45 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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48 doctors
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48 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more pulmonary embolism (PE) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) patients in 2014–2017, 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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152 doctors
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153 doctors
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76 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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125 doctors
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125 doctors
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62 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more stroke patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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121 doctors
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120 doctors
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60 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw speech impairment patients in 2014–2017, 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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69 doctors
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68 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more acute renal failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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76 doctors
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75 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more kidney failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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24 doctors
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24 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2017, 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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13 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw kidney infection patients in 2014–2017, 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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177 doctors
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177 doctors
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88 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more pneumonia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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86 doctors
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86 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw chronic kidney disease patients in 2014–2017, 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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37 doctors
Top 15%
38 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more pancreatitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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126 doctors
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126 doctors
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62 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more fainting patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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23 doctors
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24 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw hyponatremia patients in 2014–2017, 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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137 doctors
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138 doctors
Top 5%
68 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in 2014–2017, 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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116 doctors
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116 doctors
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58 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more heart failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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125 doctors
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124 doctors
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62 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw high blood pressure (hypertension) patients in 2014–2017, 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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101 doctors
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102 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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38 doctors
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38 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw deep vein thrombosis (DVT) patients in 2014–2017, 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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31 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw epilepsy patients in 2014–2017, 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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158 doctors
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157 doctors
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78 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw gastroenteritis patients in 2014–2017, 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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142 doctors
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143 doctors
Top 5%
71 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw abnormal breathing patients in 2014–2017, 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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73 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Ruffin saw more chronic bronchitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Atlanta area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
Locations

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

Dekalb Medical Center
2701 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
520 miles away
2801 Dekalb Medical Pkwy
Lithonia, GA 30058
519 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)
  • Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Pomco
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health