Telemedicine offered by Dr. Ruffin

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Dr. Ruffin sees patients from all over the world on a case by case basis. For cochlear implants, we use telemedicine and work with your local audiologist and resources so that your only trip is for surgery.


Patient resources
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Insurance
Confirm that your insurance provides out of network benefits AND out of state benefits. Dr. Ruffin is located in Burien, Washington (just south of Seattle, Washington) in case your insurance asks. Send us a copy of your insurance card (fax 206-246-1078) or upload one here. We will verify your benefits and get you schedule to see Dr. Ruffin.

Cash pay
If your insurance does not provide coverage, our self-pay rate is $250 for 30 minutes.If you live in a U.S. state other than Washington, our visit is limited to providing valuable education and giving you a second opinion. This is due to medical licensing constraints. We can provide you with more information about surgery in Washington with Dr. Ruffin.

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Our Expertise

Dr. Ruffin provides Ear, Nose, and Throat/Otolaryngology Care at his practice in South Seattle, Washington with virtual consultations available to patients around the world.

ALL TYPES & SEVERITIES OF HEARING LOSS

HEARING DEVICES

EAR SURGERY

OTHER EAR CONDITIONS

GENERAL ENT/OTOLARYNGOLOGY

  • Allergy testing and therapy
  • Nasal breathing difficulties and recurrent/chronic sinusitis
  • Hoarseness, vocal cord polyps/nodules, & voice disorders
  • Sleep apnea & snoring
  • Head and neck tumors & cancer
  • Salivary (spit producing) gland disorders
  • Thyroid & parathyroid surgery
  • Facial fractures/trauma
  • Tonsillitis