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Dr. Camilo Ruiz, DO

Sleep Medicine Specialist, Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Camilo Ruiz is a dual board-certified internist and sleep specialist, fluent in both English and Spanish. His desire to become a physician stemmed from the passing of his father from cancer at an early age. Dr. Ruiz attended Florida International University earning a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with Honors. He then went on to graduate from Nova Southeastern University with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. He completed an Internal Medicine residency in Miami also serving as Chief Resident. He then completed subspecialty training in Sleep Medicine and Disorders. Dr. Ruiz now serves on the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Educational Products Development Subcommittee helping to advance the field of Sleep Medicine. Currently, Dr. Ruiz volunteers as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Nova Southeastern University and is the Medical Director of Choice Physicians Sleep Center. In 2013, for his commitment to exceptional patient care and outstanding service, he was bestowed the honorary Fellow degree from the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Ruiz has been regularly featured on CNN en español, Mundo Fox’s “Brown y Compañia”, and Univision’s “Despierta America.” Furthermore, he is a routine contributor to both print and radio for his expert medical opinions. The principles that guide Dr. Ruiz are those that he believes should be innate to all physicians. He believes that education and communication are the keys to exceptional healthcare. He regards listening as his most important tool and considers trust to be invaluable in all his patient care relationships. **PLEASE FILL OUT THE CHECK-IN FORMS. WE WILL CANCEL THE APPOINTMENT IF YOU HAVE NOT FILLED OUT THE CHECK-IN FORMS PRIOR TO THE APPOINTMENT!**

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Sleep Medicine Specialist

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Hospital affiliations

  • Broward General Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Palmetto General Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Larkin Community Hospital, Fellowship in Sleep Medicine

Professional memberships

  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists

Awards and publications

  • Chief Resident- Internal Medicine.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1063664696

Office locations

Choice Physicians of South Florida

1409 SE 1st Avenue

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

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He was friendly and very easy to talk to. The staff was professional and welcoming.
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Dr. Ruiz is an amazing, caring and professional doctor. I would recommended him to any one looking for a great man that cares. Plus, he is not hard on the eyes either. Book your appointment today. You won’t be disappointed
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I absolutely love Dr.Ruiz!! He’s amazing, nice and personable. He’s patient and you will never ever feel rushed. He goes over and beyond to meet all of my health needs and concerns. He refers me to the best network of doctors!! One of best doctor I’ve had thus far!
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I thought he was tell me something I didnt know or five me something i havent yet,insted he told me to wear sunglasses in the evening even in the house and he said to tale .5 melatonin at 6 pm
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Professional, thorough and willing to help me with my difficult case that other doctors have failed.
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Dr. Camilo is an amazing doctor. He never rushes you out the door and he is willing to answer one or 100 questions. He honestly cares about his patients and their well being. I would recommend him 100%. I wouldn't drive35 miles for a primary doctor unless he was worth it. Extra bonus he is extremely easy on the eyes.
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I would tell anyone I know to go to Dr. Ruiz. He is fantastic and his office staff if beyond great. Love them all!!!!!
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Dr Ruiz is very thorough and cares about any concerns you may have. Nothing is too trivial. He has a great bedside manner and there is not a long wait at all. I was taken back right after checking in.
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I do not normally leave ratings. But my experience at Dr. Ruiz's office was wonderful. I have a spinal cord injury, so I have seen my fair share of doctors... Which, unfortunately is often a disappointing experience. Dr. Ruiz and hislovely nurse staff are truly people who care about their patient. He, as well as his nurses were extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and able to answer all of my questions. I'm so glad to have finally found a doctor's office that cares and a DO I Trust.
Less than 6 months ago
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Really cute office, barely any wait time and the doctor and staff made me feel very comfortable!
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Today was the first time in a while that I had the chance to get a checkup and to talk a little about my health. The staff is absolutely fantastic, I arrived a bit earlier than my appointment in case Ineeded to do extra paperwork. I was greeted right away, checked in, and seen very quickly. I have Crohn's so I needed a gastroenterologist recommended and they had one who was highly rated. Overall a great experience. Looking forward to keeping healthy with this wonderful group.
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Absolutely impressed and so happy that I found him! He’s very attentive and thorough! Each and every one of my concerns were addressed with care with a plan for the best solutions. Staff was SUPERB!
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Excellent visit! Short wait time!
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Very thorough and explained things well!
Less than 1 year ago
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As usual, Dr. Camilo-Ruiz is always very professional. There is no wait time and you are out within 30 minutes.
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Very personable, knowledgable and didn't seem like he was running an assembly line like other doctors I have visited.
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I WAS looking fro a new primary doctor and that search is over. Dr. Ruiz id extremely professional and knowledgable. He was very understanding of all of my concerns and listened to me like he actually cared. I am hoping tohave a long standing relationship with him as I feel he is an amazing guy. Thanks
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Felt comfortable. Pick the right doctor.
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Excellent
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Fast, professional and easy to talk to. Office is clean and staff is friendly. You can't ask for more. Finally a Dr. in Lauderdale that has that family feel. Highly recommend!
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Really good service of this doctor.
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He is great Doctor and nice human being.
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Had a great first visit. In and out without feeling rushed. Personable and helpful office!
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Ruiz knew exactly what I was going through. He made me feel at ease and listened to me. He then made me feel great by telling me that he will find out what is wrong with me even if it takes many tests. Wonderful professional.
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Dr. Camilo Ruiz is an AWESOME doctor. I drive 40 minutes for my consultation. Dr. Camilo values your time and does not make you wait at all. He answers all your questions and addresses all your concerns. I highly recommend him.
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Very easy to get an appointment, short wait times. Great doctor!
More than 1 year ago
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I feel like I am amongst family when I go see Dr. C...From the staff to the doctor, I feel the warmth, and caring, and I truly believe Dr. C practices with compassion in his heart...He gives a damn!!!...So does hiswonderful staff!!!...I hope we can continue our professional relationship until my time comes!
More than 1 year ago
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This was my first appointment with the Doctor. He came in, sat down and just asked questions about myself and my medical needs. He took as much time as I needed. I then had blood drawn which is so much nicerthan having to go and sit and wait at Lab Corp. Everyone at this office is extremely nice.
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I loved the fact that when I got there, there was no waiting. Staff is very professional, caring, patient, organized and have great energy. Dr. Camilo Ruiz, took the time to explain everything in detail and was very caring and professional. I would highly recommend him and his staff.
More than 1 year ago
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He's in touch , personal and fully related with me . I definitely was glad I went to his clinic and not anywhere else
More than 1 year ago
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This was the quickest doctor visit I've had in years and will definitely be back!
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Professional and suscinct
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Fast, efficient and very personable!
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Was great getting the lab work in house at the office. Very curtious staff.
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Dr. Ruiz is great!
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This office was nice and clean, i did not have to wait at all.. office girls were super nice, and the Dr was very helpful and took care of everything i needed. Thank you!
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Very good proffesional
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Office staff was wonderful and welcoming. Dr Ruiz took his time and answered all my questions. I would recommend Dr Ruiz to others.
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Very pleasant office environment with great staff. I would recommend them to others.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr Ruiz and his staff were very courteous and professional. I felt very comfortable there. Would highly recommend.
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Very professional and seemed very knowledgeable re:my issues. Made me feel very comfortable and is very nice. Charlie T
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Very attentive, professional Dr. Clean office & friendly staff.
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Excellent professional, we highly recommend him
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Excellent bedside manner and very honest and thorough.
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Best one
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I would recommend Dr. Camilo-Ruiz in a heart beat.
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Great Dr.!
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Excelente..El Dr tiene mucho conocimiento y se toma su tiempo para dialogar...
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Dr. Ruiz was very friendly and took his time getting to know me. He asked many pertinent questions and offered different options for treatment. Would highly recommend.
More than 1 year ago
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Great doc, people and place! I felt heard and feel like my needs were addressed. Dr. Ruiz is wonderful.
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