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.

How does Howard Ruscetti compare?

  • How would you rate getting an appointment as soon as you needed? 

    4.78 out of 5
  • 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)

    4.89 out of 5
  • 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?

    4.92 out of 5
  • 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?

    4.75 out of 5

"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


''Doctor Ruscetti was very pleasant and thorough. The office was able to get me an appointment on the same day and I was seen right on time! Thank you!!''


''Dr, Ruscetti was very professional and thorough during my examination. He took extra time to get to know me and my medical history. He made practical recommendations to help me manage my personal health records going forward. I highly recommend Dr. Ruscetti and will gladly return for my annual visit.''


''Excellent provider. Takes time to listen and talk to you as well. We are both over 75 and feel well-served. Makes referrals when needed.''