Dr. Elizabeth Cruz, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Cruz, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Elizabeth Cruz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in gastroenterology.

Dr. Liz Cruz Partners in Digestive Health

4110 N 108th Ave Ste 105

Phoenix, AZ 85037
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cruz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cruz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cruz "Trusted Gastroenterologist, addressing digestive issues with a thorough conventional work-up and a natural healing approach."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated


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13  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Southern Adventist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Oakland Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCSF Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • UCSF Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals 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
36 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cruz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My mother had a scheduled procedure this Friday and went into office to make a payment. The front office gal named Teresa was very rude and unprofessional! Teresa even started to yell at a gal that works there in front of patients! Also another gal from the back came and started to yell at my...more
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Love this Dr and have full confidence in her after having my 2nd colonoscopy, My first with her, my prior one was in NY. Dr Cruz was there to answer any questions I had after removing a very large polyp, which she had to cortorize, I developed minor complications, and required antibiotics and...more
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I have been a patient of Dr Liz Cruz for about 1 year. I had a colonoscopy with her last year, and unfortunately do to the large polup she had to remove and cortorize I developed some minor complications. However she was there to answer any questions that my husband and I had. Thankfully after a...more
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Love this Dr. She is kind and has a personality. She will listen to you to find out your pains not just tell you her thoughts. I wish all my Dr.s where like her.
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I wanted to make an appointment with Dr Cruz but was only able to get in to see the nurse practitioner. She was not very interested in my history and was rushed. I met Dr. Cruz less than 5 minutes prior to being put under for two procedures. The results of the procedures were given to me by the...more
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Jen, sorry you did not have a good experience with our office. We pride ourselves in taking great care of our patients. Dr. Cruz along with her Nurse Practitioner Maureen are extremely thorough and caring. I'm sorry that didn't come through in your apts. In addition, we offer a whole wellness approach that was available to you while you were in the office. It's worked miracles for people suffering from IBS. Please contact me if you'd like to learn more, 623-772-6999 x102. Thank you! Tina

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