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Dr. Grethel Ruiz, MD

Geriatric Medicine*
3.7 (6)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
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Overview of Dr. Grethel Ruiz, MD

Dr. Grethel Ruiz, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Ruiz, completed a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ruiz, completed a residency at Brackenridge Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Ruiz an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Ruiz works at Practice in Houston, TX. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ruiz's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Legacy Community Health Services Inc
    2222 Cleburne St Ste 108, Houston, TX 77004 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (832) 548-5000
  2. 2
    Legacy Community Health-montrose
    1415 California St, Houston, TX 77006 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (832) 548-5000
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Saturday
    09:00 - 15:00
  3. 3
    Partners in Primary Care-gulfgate
    545 Gulfgate Center Mall, Houston, TX 77087 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 846-7209

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    3.7
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    Specialties*
    • Geriatric Medicine

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Khmer
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    NPI Number
    • 1477756229
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Brackenridge Hospital
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
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