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Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD

Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Ruiz received his undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, graduating in 1980 with Honors in Research. Dr. Ruiz published multiple articles in peer reviewed science and medical journals, while at UC Irvine, thus establishing himself as a serious researcher. He attended medical school in New Haven, Connecticut at the prestigious Yale University Medical School. In his first year at Yale Medical School, Dr. Ruiz was elected president of the student council, a position usually held by a fourth year medical student. Dr Ruiz again published multiple articles in various medical journals while at Yale Medical School and presented his work at various meetings such as Yale Surgical Grand Rounds, Harvard Medical School, and The American College of Surgeons meetings. Additionally, he spent years doing basic & applied medical research culminating in his thesis, The Treatment of Melanoma with Immunotherapy. Dr. Ruiz did a General Surgery internship and residency at Yale University Medical Center in Connecticut followed by a three-year residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery also at the Yale University Medical Center. During his time as a Yale Surgical Resident, Dr. Ruiz competed for and won the Temporal Bone Dissection Award, an award given to only one resident per year. In his last year at Yale, Dr. Ruiz served as Lecturer in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. During that time he developed an expertise in and taught the latest techniques in the field of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, nasal surgery, ear surgery, and Head & Neck tumors and reconstruction of cancer defects of the Head & Neck.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Practice names

Education and training

  • Medical School - Yale University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Yale University, Internship in General Surgery
  • Yale University, Residency in General Surgery
  • Yale University, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Medical Association

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1336340710

Office locations

Richard Ruiz, MD

27403 Ynez Rd., Suite 107

Temecula, CA 92591

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great doctor higghy recommended
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Best team of Medical Staff and very down to earth, I've seen in a long time..I like the fact that Dr Ruiz was one on one with me as a patient and took his time to examined me. I wish allmy regular Drs were as thoroughly as my Specialist Dr Ruiz, was with my health concern.
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The staff was very welcoming and Dr Ruiz was a very pleasant doctor. I was very pleased with my treatment and he solved my problem!
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He was professional and I wish he practice more than just being a ENT doctor.
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Very professional, support staff took time to answer many questions and were very kind... nice facilities.
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Very competent doctor, listens to the patient carefully; office staff is professional and courteous.
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From the minute you walk into the office, you are greeted by professional, friendly people! the office staff is exceptional and so is the Doc! Dr. Ruiz was funny and kind and very thorough. My blood pressure is always elevated whenI see any new doctor and it was perfect today! A testament to how relaxed I felt in the office. I highly recommend him.
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Wonderful and to the point.
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Good, but seemed hurried.
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Excellent physician! Took the time to listen to all concerns. Very thorough and professional.
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Very caring and genuine. A true professional and inspire confidence in the person behind the MD.
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Went smooth.
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M gusto , son muy atentos y amables , si lo recomendaria
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It was a great experience for me as he took the time to explain all my options and what I could do in the future for my dizziness and hearing loss. Office staff were very friendly and helpful
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I feel very comfortable with Dr Ruiz. He listens to your problems and addresses them in a manner which I can understand. Very good bedside manner.
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Very nice, caring and funny. Seemed very knowledgeable and professional.
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Requesting an appointment on the website was very fast and efficient. I even received as email confirming my appointment date and time. Unfortunately, the next day I received a phone call requesting that I change my appointment to another day.I indicated that I would need to keep my appointment time as confirmed, the staff worked me in and my wait time was about an hour.
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Welcoming, involved and easy to talk to. I felt very comfortable.
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Loved the MD., he listened to my med history and gave me some great insight on what the problem might be. He ordered further tests and advised what i could do on my end. Makes you feel quite comfortable talking to him. Would recomend him in a heart beat.
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My first visit. Very pleased with my experience. Dr. Ruiz was very knowledgeable, warm and friendly. I felt confident with the care he provided. Will surely recommend him.
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PROFESSIONAL, FRIENDLY AND HAD ANSWERS- WISH I COULD HAVE SOUGHT HIM OUT MUCH EARLIER!
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The doctor was really nice, and I like the service is fast, and dont don't need waiting nothin.
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