Barbara M. Ruf, MD

Barbara M. Ruf, MD


Barbara M. Ruf, MD, is a psychiatrist at Lifespan Physician Group Psychiatry. She earned her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed her residency in general psychiatry and fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Butler Hospital. Dr. Ruf specializes in mood disorders, psychotic disorders, and dementia in the geriatric population. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, and the Rhode Island Psychiatric Society. 



Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Services, The Miriam Hospital
Norman & Rosalie Fain Health Centers (The Fain Building) at The Miriam Hospital (directions)
140 Summit Ave, Suite 2B
Providence, RI 02906


  • Medical School:  University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Butler Hospital
  • Fellowship:  Butler Hospital