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Jimmy Ruiz, MD – Medical Oncology and Hematology

Jimmy Ruiz, MD – Medical Oncology and Hematology

Dr. Jimmy Ruiz reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Ruiz is an associate professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Hematology and Oncology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Ruiz serves as an associate director for Cancer Health Equity at the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University Medical Center.

Dr. Ruiz has written or contributed to numerous publications and abstracts. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Education and Training

MD: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 2004

Internship in Internal Medicine: North Carolina Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, 2004–2005

Residency in Internal Medicine: North Carolina Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, 2007–2007

Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology: North Carolina Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, 2008–2011

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Academic Appointments

Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC

  • Associate Director for Cancer Health Equity, 2013–present
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Hematology and Oncology, 2011–present
  • Research Academy Scholar, Translational Science Institute, 2011–present

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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