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Dr. Ruth Spector

Critical Care
West Islip, NY
35 years experience female

Locations

Office

WEST ISLIP, NY

Address

1000 MONTAUK HWY, WEST ISLIP, NY
Directions

Fax

(631) 376-3212

About

Bio

My expertise is truly in Intensive Care. We take pride in treating the entire patient, including infection prevention, nutrition and mobility

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Critical Care

Anesthesiology

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
1 Agree
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
Critical Care 35 years experience
No.: Hot water cannot kill the COVID-19 virus you would need soap as well and scrub for at least 20 seconds OR You need alcohol based or antibacterial/viral agents
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
Critical Care 35 years experience
Muscle soreness: Most likely from straining of the muscles since it is related to movement You could have lifted something heavy or moved in an awkward way Treat with tylenol, advil or just rest (no weights etc)
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
Critical Care 35 years experience
See your dentist: infection, burn or irritation to area including a cut. should have it checked by a dentist or oral surgeon. Try salt water rinses although that may hurt. Spicy foods would irritate it also

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Spector is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Spector is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for your help. I really appreciate that. I don't have a 6 pack a day. Sometimes it's 1 beer and sometimes more. So you made me feel really good.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Guess I will buy home pressure kit, next. Bye!
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thanks alot Dr, I will try to rest and see how I feel in a few days

Education & Training

Residency

Beth Israel Medical Center ,NYC

Residency

Cornell Medical Center, NYC
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