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Christopher Ruser, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Chief of Primary Care, Primary Care; Co-Chair, National PACT Directive Revision Committee; Co-Chair, National PACT Optimization Sub-Council; Founder and Director, West Haven VA's Multi-disciplinary Weight Management Program

Contact Information

Christopher Ruser, MD

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8056

    United States

Coauthors

Selected Publications

  • LossRuser CB. Loss. Ann Int Med. 2007; 147:440.
  • SA-ORS-CoV-2 detection in setting of viral swab scarcity: Are MRSA swabs and viral swabs equivalent?Federman DG, Gupta S, Stack G, Campbell SM, Peaper DR, Demby LM, Fisher A, Tarabar AF, Kozal M, Ruser CB. SAORS-CoV-2 detection in setting of viral swab scarcity: Are MRSA swabs and viral swabs equivalent? Plos One 2020; in press
  • A Model for Rapid Transition to Virtual Care, VA Connecticut Primary Care response to COVID-19.Spelman JF, Brienza R, Walsh RF, Drost P, Schwartz AR, Kravetz JD, Pitkin P, Ruser CB. A Model for Rapid Transition to Virtual Care, VA Connecticut Primary Care response to COVID-19. JGIM 2020; in press.
  • Seronegative SpnodyloarthropathiesRuser, CB. Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies. Field Guide to Internal Medicine. Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkinson 2004
  • Peripheral arterial diseaseFederman DG, Kravetz JD, Ruser C. Peripheral arterial disease. In Wound Healing. Falaballa AF, Kirsner RS Eds. Marcel Dekkar Inc 2005.
  • A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Management of Obesity.Ruser CB, Sellinger J, Kashaf SS, Carbone V, Bucci L, Hay S, Heapy AA, Frantsve LE, McKinnon J, Samuel VT, Dallas MI, Rosenberger PH. A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Management of Obesity. Federal Practitioner 2009; 25-32.
  • Beyond MOVE!: Specialty Treatment of Complex Obese VeteransRosenberger PH, Kashaf SS, and Ruser CB. Beyond MOVE!: Specialty Treatment of Complex Obese Veterans. Translational Behavioral Medicine TBM 2011; 1:629-634.
  • Lipoprotein and preretinal membrane.Ruser CB. Lipoprotein and preretinal membrane. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(7):30
  • What to do about too much fibrinogen.Ruser CB. What to do about too much fibrinogen. Cortlandt Forum. 2006; 19(7):25-26.
  • Halting urine leakage?Ruser CB. Halting urine leakage? Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(6):24-27
  • Temperature-depression-thyroid link?Ruser CB. Temperature-depression-thyroid link? Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(6):23
  • Isolated elevated wbc countRuser CB. Isolated elevated wbc count. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(45):29
  • Alendronate and calcium scoresRuser CB. Alendronate and calcium scores. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(5):26-29
  • Prohpylactic gallbladder therapyRuser CB. Prohpylactic gallbladder therapy. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(4):29
  • Lowering carb absorption in diabeticsRuser CB. Lowering carb absorption in diabetics. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(4):22-23.
  • Disparate diabetes findingsRuser CB. Disparate diabetes findings. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(3):17.
  • Auscultation techniquesRuser CB. Auscultation techniques. Cortlandt Forum. 2006; 19(2):35.
  • Upright rowing for muscle tensionRuser CB. Upright rowing for muscle tension. Corltandt Forum. 2005;18(11):76.
  • Pre-venipuncture topical nitroRuser CB. Pre-venipuncture topical nitro. Cortlandt Forum. 2006;19(2):26
  • Working up the patient with proteinuriaRuser CB. Working up the patient with proteinuria. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(10):64
  • Can ACE Inhibitors and Magnesium be used together?Ruser CB. Can ACE Inhibitors and Magnesium be used together? Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(10)66.
  • How might antacids quell hunger pain?Ruser CB. How might antacids quell hunger pain? Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(10):69.
  • Alternative drug for bipolar disorderRuser CB. Alternative drug for bipolar disorderCortlandt Forum. 2005;18(11):72.
  • Cardiac anomalies found during sports physicalsRuser CB. Cardiac anomalies found during sports physicals. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(11):61-65.
  • What phlegm can tell youRuser CB. What phlegm can tell you. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(11):69
  • Splitting pills to save moneyRuser CB. Splitting pills to save money. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(8):48.
  • Lidocaine patches for back pain?Ruser CB. Lidocaine patches for back pain? Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(8):45.
  • Clean hair equals less allergyRuser CB. Clean hair equals less allergy. Cortlandt Forum. 2004;18(8)48.
  • Putting a trace on "trace" proteinRuser CB. Putting a trace on "trace" protein. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(9):45
  • Easing fatigueRuser CB. Easing fatigue. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(9):58
  • Optimal scheduling for coumadin dosesRuser CB. Optimal scheduling for coumadin doses. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(3):54.
  • Meds in the post-nephropathy patientRuser CB. Meds in the post-nephropathy patient. Cortlandt Forum. 2005; 18(4)51.
  • Workup for mild hyperkalemiaRuser CB. Workup for mild hyperkalemia. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(5):51.
  • Do seeds and nuts add to diverticulosis woes?Ruser CB. Do seeds and nuts add to diverticulosis woes? Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(6):47
  • An Unusual Neurologic CombinationRuser CB. An Unusual Neurologic Combination. Cortlandt Forum. 2005;18(7):50.