Dr. James E Ruffer MD Radiation Oncologist

Dr. James Ruffer is a radiation oncologist in Barrington, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 16 doctors at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 15 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital who specialize in Radiation Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiation Oncologist: General Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Resurrection Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Radiation Oncology, 1990 - 1993

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1989 - 1990

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Radiology
Certified in Radiation Oncology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The blood-brain barrier disruption controversy: does it hold water?
Ruffer, J. E., Glatstein, E.

A dosimetric comparison of conventional vs conformal external beam irradiation of a stented coronary artery utilizing a new fluoroscopic imaging detector system.
Farber, L. A., Bloch, P., Yorke, E. D., Stevens, C. W., Herrmann, H., Ruffer, J. E.

Treatment of pediatric intracranial arteriovenous malformations with linear-accelerator-based stereotactic radiosurgery: the University of Pennsylvania experience.
Maity, A., Shu, H. K., Tan, J. E., Ruffer, J., Sutton, L. N., Tochner, Z., Lustig, R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • Excellus BCBS HMOBlue
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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