Legacy Health Partners

Ross Puterbaugh, NP

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Internal Medicine, Board-certified
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Male

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 251 RATINGS & 90 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Salmon Creek Internal Medicine

About Me:

My focus is on adult patients providing comprehensive medicine in a holistic manner. My expertise emphasizes disease prevention, health promotion and the management of acute and chronic diseases. I encourage a healthy lifestyle and believe educating patients is important so informed decisions are made to meet desired health outcomes. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner I worked as a Clinical Nurse Leader at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Originally from the Midwest, I am excited to make the beautiful Pacific Northwest my new home. Ohio University: Bachelor's of Science in Health - Health Services Administration and Long-Term Health Care AdministrationGerontology Certificate Hobbies include: Traveling, Hiking, Spending time with my family, Music, Fitness, Nutrition

Education:
Post-Master: Northern Kentucky University
Master of Science in Nursing: Xavier University
Bachelor of Science: Ohio University
Year I Started Practice: 2013
Hospitals Served: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     251 Ratings     90 Comments

Sep 22, 2021
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Very happy with Dr. Ross.

Sep 20, 2021
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Excellent, good eye contact, good advice all around

Sep 14, 2021
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My doctor and the staff there are amazing! The clinic is very clean!

Sep 14, 2021
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Ross Puterbaugh is very knowledgeable and provided information to help me make decisions on discontinuing a medication. He's very kind and respectful. Tim, Ross' assistant, always makes me feel at ease and provided information regarding the injections I received. The receptionists made me feel welcome and were interested in setting up a future appointment.Overall experience was exceptionally good.

Sep 13, 2021
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Appointment was given immediately and alternate care offered. The provider, Ross, was very competent.

Sep 10, 2021
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Ross listens well, shows interest & concern.

Sep 8, 2021
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Excellent visit. Everything was well organized so I was comfortable with the positive and productive visit.

Sep 7, 2021
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Wonderful to have someone actually listen to symptoms. And wonderful that he followed up after the ct scan. It is so nice to know that someone is paying attention to my health. Thank you.

Aug 30, 2021
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Always a good experience when it comes to your employees. I don't go to see a doctor for enjoyment

Aug 19, 2021
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The visit was basically to get another appointment with another doctor. When scheduling the appointment I mentioned what was wrong. When I got to the appointment, it was yes you have that let me give you a referral. Why did I waste my time with the appointment to now wait for the referral?

Aug 17, 2021
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Excellent provider & his staff always return calls.

Aug 12, 2021
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Good experience

Aug 10, 2021
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Great visit

Aug 9, 2021
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During my appt. I asked why my legs hurt all the time throw his arms and said nothing. This was after my stroke.

Aug 9, 2021
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All good. X-ray and labs were busy but I was helped in a very efficient and friendly manner.

Aug 5, 2021
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Ross listens and takes the time to talk with mom

Aug 4, 2021
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This was my initial visit, having recently moved to the area. Very impressed so far. Hope to build upon a solid start.

Jul 30, 2021
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All satisfactory

Jul 28, 2021
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My 1st visit. Needed medication update. Outstanding care from Everyone I came in contact with. Thanks

Jul 28, 2021
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Provider was professional and competent. He listened to my concerns and gave me advice and counsel that was helpful, as well as a prescription for necessary medication. I thought this visit was very worthwhile.

Jul 28, 2021
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I have always had excellent care from this provider,and staff. Service is always taken care of in a timely manner

Jul 22, 2021
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Very satisfied with visit. My objectives were accomplished until I can see my regular provider.

Jul 20, 2021
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Excellent

Jul 16, 2021
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Really appreciated professional... personal and friendly attention from Ross.

Jul 15, 2021
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Great to have caring people there. Always full of information and helpful.

Jul 14, 2021
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I love my doctor have been seeing him for many years. I love the fact that he listens and cares. One great guy

Jul 8, 2021
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Relieved worry about my problem.

Jul 8, 2021
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Always a good experience for me since I've been seeing Ross Putterbaugh. Very attentive and professional.

Jul 7, 2021
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Ross is really good at explaining things in a way I could understand.

Jun 22, 2021
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Thoughtful, thorough, courteous

Jun 17, 2021
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Ross Puterbaugh has ALWAYS been a terrific provider.. easy to talk with, explains thing thoroughly, and even after moving to [location removed], I'd rather drive further to keep him as my health care provider!

Jun 16, 2021
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Attempting to find a new PCP. I DO NOT WANT a PA, NP, ANP or anything other than an internal medicine doctor!!!

Jun 10, 2021
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Ross is great!

Jun 8, 2021
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Nothing really bad, but there was an assembly-line, depersonalizing ambiance. of course, this was my first visit. Everything seemed so "industrial", if I can risk using that adjective. But I am essentially leaving my personal physician of the last 40-years and that makes me tentative.Hope to see you all again, soon! Thank you for everything.

Jun 7, 2021
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excellent form all staff and doctors

Jun 1, 2021
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Very expedient and friendly service. knowledgeable staff. A nice experience, even though it was a doctor visit.

Jun 1, 2021
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I'm a new patient so don't have much experience with this provider.

May 25, 2021
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Ross is an excellent health provider that is caring and truly listens to my concerns. Top notch!

May 12, 2021
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We always feel heard by Ross and we have any questions answered.

May 11, 2021
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Everyone I dealt with was helpful.

May 11, 2021
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all just fine

May 11, 2021
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everything good

May 5, 2021
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great visit. MA and Dr Ross were great to deal with. very understanding and professional.

May 4, 2021
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Dr Ross and his Staff listen to my concerns and provide the appropriate avenues for my health.

May 4, 2021
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He was friendly, which is very important to me, he seemed interested in my concerns and his nurse was also friendly and efficient.

Apr 28, 2021
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I CAME IN VERY EARLY AND WAS VERY SURPRISED THAT i did not have to wait till my appointed time. My doctor us so easy. To talk to and is especially patient. He's wonderful. He makes a patient feel very good.

Apr 22, 2021
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i had a very great outcome with Nurse Practitioner Mr. Puterbaugh. Thank you for yur service.

Apr 21, 2021
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I am very pleased with all my care that I receive here.

Apr 21, 2021
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excellent care, ordered lab tests with priority to diagnose my issue.

Apr 15, 2021
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he was not my normal doctor not sure he was a doctor he could practice smiling

Apr 13, 2021
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Ross listens carefully and is thorough

Apr 12, 2021
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The clerk/receptionist was very receptive and friendlyMy PCP , Ross Puterbaugh, was very helpful and attentive

Apr 12, 2021
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My Mom, [name removed] shared with me, her daughter who accompanied her to this appointment, that she really liked her visit with Ross the previous day. She thought he was really nice.

Apr 9, 2021
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Ross was exceptional. That is always the case with this office. Thank you.

Apr 7, 2021
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I was pleased that I was able to get in and see a provider on the same day that I called, didn't have to wait at all, right away the provider diagnosed my issue and I was very pleased with my experience

Mar 23, 2021
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Everyone helpful and friendly.

Mar 23, 2021
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This was an annual visit and a look at my belly that has had a difficulty with the skin due to my being overweight. Ross did a very good exam expressing concerns and ordering lab work for blood glucose and reviewing my medications making changes. results indicated more follow up and new medications. I am pleased with the care that Ross provided. Thank you.

Mar 19, 2021
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I was taken aback when I suggested Turf Toe, a common sport injury, and he did not know what it was. His diagnoses was gout. Still await blood test to confirm.

Mar 18, 2021
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I showed up 20 minutes early for updating my insurance information. I was then able to get in early for the visit.

Mar 12, 2021
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Everyone involved in my visit was courteous, professional, and very helpful. it was and always has been a pleasant and helpful experience.

Mar 11, 2021
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Totally satisfied for sure. I was treaded with respect and with the upmost of urgency that the care services could provide given my health issues every time I visited - thank you.

Mar 10, 2021
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e-mailed that minor irregularities in blood work but wasn't told what they were, requested to have blood work redone in a month.

Mar 9, 2021
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The parking garage is a joke! The parking spots are for toy cars. It needs to be repainted with spots that fit actual cars.

Mar 9, 2021
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Always first class! Ross is the best Provider I have had in my years of health care.

Mar 3, 2021
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Ross Puterbaugh has been one of the best providers my husband and I have ever had. He is very thorough yet doesn't order anything we feel is unnecessary or excessive. And he always follows up if needed. And the staff we've interacted with have been very pleasant. It's not easy finding healthcare you can't always depend on. But we have found it with Ross and his office. And we are very thankful for his care and knowledge.

Feb 24, 2021
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Ross Puterbaugh is a great provider. 10/10

Feb 19, 2021
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first visit to select pcp for new insurance everyone I encountered was extremely helpful and courteous

Feb 18, 2021
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Mr. Puterbaugh was very nice and easy to talk to, as was his MA. No complaints whatsoever.

Feb 18, 2021
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helped with the problem and referred me to a ear specialist

Feb 16, 2021
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Ross Puterbaugh (forgive me if I misspelled his name), as well as his assistant, was wonderful. He was attentive and very personable. Showed interest in me personally, was helpful in recommending vaccines and preventative care measures. If I require any follow-up I will certainly make the appointment with him.

Feb 9, 2021
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I trust and can count on Ross to give me the best support and respect in retards to my health!

Feb 4, 2021
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Loved my provider, but no one has contacted me for my referrals. I need a colonoscopy now

Jan 27, 2021
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I did not feel provider was competent in his treatment of my wound and prefer an MD for follow up

Jan 26, 2021
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Ross is very caring and listens to my Dad and my concerns. I would highly recommend him.

Jan 25, 2021
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never flowi

Jan 19, 2021
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This was my first visit to Legacy Salmon Creek (I just enrolled as a patient) and was favorably impressed.

Jan 13, 2021
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We had a number of concerns. Ross answered all without seeming hurried to complete the appt. We appreciate him.

Dec 30, 2020
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Always a good experience

Dec 23, 2020
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I think everyone is tired and have to consider that in my responses.

Dec 17, 2020
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Great experience all around. Getting scanned on the way in, getting onboarded with reception and the nurse, and meeting with Ross and then getting blood work. Will definitely recommend.

Dec 16, 2020
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I was in for a follow up to an ED then admission to hospital for a PE. Ross became very concerned over the condition of my abdomen where I was getting my injections. He ordered and scheduled a CT and Lab work for same day and notified me of the results that same day.

Dec 11, 2020
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Ross always listens carefully to our questions and situation.

Dec 7, 2020
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Lots of forms and check lists to fill out prior to the visit but they don't seem that connected to the actual visit.

Dec 4, 2020
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Ross Puterbaugh was thorough and very professional. I appreciated his fine care and his kindness.

Nov 24, 2020
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Ross always listens and is sincere in his care for me. He is genuine.

Nov 19, 2020
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I really appreciate the care Dr. Puterbaugh has always given to me. He takes his time and really cares about his Patients. He takes the time to make sure all of my questions are answered and has always made me feel comfortable and at ease. I am so thankful I found Dr. Puterbaugh after our Dr.s retired. A real asset to the Clinic.

Nov 16, 2020
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Ross Puterbaugh has been one of the best providers I've ever had. He is efficient and yet not overly quick to schedule testing that doesn't seem necessary. I have always had great faith in his care.

Nov 6, 2020
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Always a pleasure to see Ross and the staff.

Nov 3, 2020
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My provider respects my medical opinion of what I need to manage my health.

Nov 3, 2020
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Always very good
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