Howard  Ruscetti, MD

Biography

Dr. Ruscetti graduated medical school from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington is where he completed his internship and residency. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Ruscetti is a father to four children. His interests include coaching, fishing, and exercising. He enjoys doing mission work and has taken a number of trips overseas.

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Clinical Interests

Preventive healthcare and sports medicine

Patient Satisfaction

Our patient satisfaction surveys help us identify areas of improvement to work toward providing you with the best healthcare in the area. Patient satisfaction, along with increasing the quality of care delivered and reducing healthcare costs, are the three organizational objectives we focus on each and every day.

Provider Specific Scores

  • 6. How would you rate how well this provider communicates? (easy to understand, listens carefully to you, shows respect for what you had to say, sensitivity, friendliness)

    4.87 out of 5
  • 7. Using a number from 1 to 5, where 5 is the best provider possible and 1 is the worst provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider?

    4.84 out of 5

How does Howard Ruscetti compare?

Question Howard
1. How would you rate getting an appointment as soon as you needed?  4.72
2. When you contact the office, how would you rate getting the help or advice you need? 4.66
3. How would you rate the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff? 4.78
4. How would you rate the comfort and cleanliness of the waiting area? (How neat, comfortable, pleasant was the waiting room) 4.68
5. Wait time includes the time you spend in the waiting area and the exam room before you see your provider. How would you rate the amount of time that you had to wait to see the provider? 4.44
6. How would you rate how well this provider communicates? (easy to understand, listens carefully to you, shows respect for what you had to say, sensitivity, friendliness) 4.87
7. Using a number from 1 to 5, where 5 is the best provider possible and 1 is the worst provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider? 4.84
8. When this provider orders a blood test, x-ray, or other test for you, how would you rate how well this provider’s office follows up to give you those results? 4.55
9. How would you rate how easy it is to get appointments with specialists? 4.34
10. Considering all aspects of the office, would you say that you are: completely satisfied, very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? 4.74

"The most important thing I can do for my patients is to form a partnership with them and provide them with resources to help them to lead a long and healthy life. I enjoy what I do and plan on doing it for a long time."

Howard Ruscetti, MD

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Dr Ruscetti is the most compassionate and caring doctor I have ever been treated by. He truly cares about his patients; provides time for effective patient-doctor communication. He always ends my session asking what questions I have for him. The interactions when with the reception staff, the nursing and other clinical staff are great. Dr Ruscetti's staff always greets you with a smile and have a good day when you leave.

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