Dr. Camilo Ruiz
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 Coding and Compliance Committee, Educational Products Development Subcommittee and is an official spokesperson for the AASM, 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 Florida International University Wertheim College of Medicine 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.