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Carlos Ruiz, MD 

 

Board Certification:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

American Board of Addiction Psychiatry

 

Residency:

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/New York State Psychiatric Institute

 

Medical School:

State University of New York at Buffalo

 

Additional Training:

Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

 

Memberships:

ABPN

 

Languages:

English, Spanish

Dr. Ruiz has lived in Florida for many years doing what he loves, helping those with mental illness but also who suffer from addiction. He is passionate about the mental well-being of his patients and impacts mental health has on his community, as a whole. He is seasoned in his field; Having spent many years dedicated to the AdventHealth system, he proudly serves as the Medical Director of AdventHealth's Inpatient Psychiatric hospital and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at AdventHealth Central Florida division. Raising awareness and education about mental health is a priority for him. He cares about investing in future doctors of the community, and educates medical students at Florida State University (FSUSOM). He also travels across different regions of Florida to give Psychiatry lectures for peers and colleagues, alike. He is now venturing out to Lake Nona, and is enthusiastic about sharing his love for treating, caring for, and healing those with mental health needs in this community.

“I love to travel, and would travel above and beyond for my patients”