Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine
9850 Genesee Avenue Suite 425
La Jolla, CA 92037 Get Directions
Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP
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Annual Membership Fee

550.00 every 3 months
1,100.00 every 6 months
2,200.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Dr. Ruderman's Credentials

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Santa Barbara Cottage & General Hospitals
Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Cottage & General Hospitals
Santa Barbara, CA

Medical School:
Rush University Medical School
Chicago, IL
Doctorate of Medicine 1977

University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 1969-1971
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Bachelor of Arts 1973

Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, Senior Staff
Illinois State Scholar
University of California Regents Scholarship
Dean's Scholar
Biology Departmental Honors at Northwestern University
National Biology Honors, Beta Beta Beta
Pulmonary Scholarship to Harvard Medical Course, Santa Barbara Lung Association
Recipient of Combined Health Agencies Award, "Health Hero" 1998 Guest Speaker
Local 1st place Emmy Award for Medical News Segment
American Medical Association (Physician Recognition Awards for CME)
California Medical Association
San Diego County Medical Society
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Medical Advisor and Broadcasting Physician for KUSI television 1993 to present
Medical Advisor and Broadcasting Physician for ABC Television, Channel 10 Inside San Diego 1988-1993
Medical script writer for Channel 10
Infomercial Productions (50 topics)
Over 1500 written and broadcast television scripts
from Tim September 20, 2019 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

My Doctor, Steven Ruderman MD, and his staff are fantastic, and could not be more professional and attentive. As a late 50's male, I have many years of experience with doctors and their staff. No office comes close to matching the quality of Dr. Ruderman and his staff. Dr. Ruderman has not only helped to heal me and my family, he has actively prevented us from needing additional care… See more

from Mary in CA March 20, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

My husband and I very much appreciate Dr. Ruderman's aggressive approach to the wellness program. When he sees a red flag, Dr. Ruderman is prompt to refer us to extremely qualified physician specialists. Dr. Ruderman is a caring and intelligent physician.

from paul in CA March 18, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

I first met dr. ruderman through one of my customers who was one of his patients . This was several years ago and since then he has been very caring concerning my health and has referred me to several specialiists who have been instramental in keeping me quite healthy.Of special note is 4 hears ago I suffered a stroke thas was mild and I dissmissed as an a possible result of a tooth infection… See more

from Randy in CA March 18, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

I have known Dr. Ruderman since my early 20s. Im 40 now. He is an exceptional doctor. He truly cares about his patients. He has taught me how to be a good family man and showed me what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. And how it affects everybody around me. He has helped me through personal issues as well. I always have Dr. Ruderman in my thoughts throughout my week. I always look forward… See more

from Jerry in CA March 7, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

Dr. Ruderman is our general practitioner for my wife (Dorothy) and me. He coordinates our healthcare with a number of Scripps specialists and, monitors our progress through annual physicals and other office visits. Any time that we face a serious or semi-serious health issue, Dr. Ruderman becomes personally involved and ensures we are getting the proper treatment. I have had numerous phone… See more

from RICHARD in CA March 1, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

Steve Ruderman has been more than my primary physician for the last 25 years, he has been the quarterback of a group of doctors who as a team have helped me to be in a position to enjoy my later years in spite of some devastating personal life events. I am sure I am among his thicker files. He has also been a sounding board and coach, while offering friendship and a listening ear.

from Vincent in CA March 1, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

Dr Ruderman is my medical gatekeeper. He is meticulous in his examinations, prepares a summary of findings and a action plan to resolve any health issues. He is well connected and has referred me to top specialists to treat specific areas requiring attention. He has been always been available and responded to medical problems as they arose.
In summary, Dr. Ruderman is the ongoing… See more

from Paula in CA March 1, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

Dr. Ruderman has been my internist for many years. I feel that he knows me and cares about me and my health. I was in a serious automobile accident over 10 years ago, and he found out about it and came to the hospital to coordinate many aspects of my care and recovery even when I was unconscious and in a coma. He always takes the extra effort to care for his patients because he cares about… See more

from Haven in CA February 28, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

Our story is the same to all who know and work with Dr Ruderman. Outside of our immediate family, he is the one we trust the most. We turn to him when we are sick and rely on his counsel on everything else.There is no one like him and the standard he has set has kept us as patients, for over 25 years.
He is more than our Doctor to us and will always be there for us both.
He has… See more

from Joanne in CA February 27, 2018 for Steven R. Ruderman, MD, FACP

My husband and I appreciate Dr. Rudermans professionalism and expertise. He listens to our concerns and always takes the time to address each issue. Hes kind and very careful. We both feel so lucky to have Dr. Ruderman as our primary care doctor.