Dr. Edwin Cruz, MD

Dr. Edwin Cruz, MD

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Dr. Edwin Cruz, MD is a neurology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurology.

Mercy Medical Group

3000 Q St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Seizure Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Epilepsy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cruz "Neurological healing is my profession. God is my healing partner, as I see myself as an extension of the Supreme Physician."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Makati Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UC San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mercy San Juan Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Cruz is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Cruz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cruz to family and friends
2.8
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cruz's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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My fiance was admitted in the local hospital for seizures and strokes. She was terrified. After an extensive testing process we were told she was having Non epileptic seizures . We walked into DR. Cruz office for results of his test and he would not let us speak or answer any question. He would...more
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Dr. Cruz has proven to be an exceptional neurologist. He is very proficient & professional with timely appointment. He and his staff have been very compassionate and helpful when it comes to navigating through the trials with my recent diagnosis.
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Hospitals where Dr. Cruz has admitting privileges

Mercy San Juan Medical Center
6501 Coyle Ave
Carmichael, CA 95608
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Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
7500 Hospital Dr
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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Mercy Hospital of Folsom
1650 Creekside Dr
Folsom, CA 95630
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Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
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