Dr. Jose Cruz, MD

Dr. Jose Cruz, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Jose Cruz, MD is a family medicine specialist in Tampa, FL. He graduated from Faculty Of Medicine / University La Habana and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

4600 N Habana Ave Ste 12

Tampa, FL 33614

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
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Dr. Cruz's Experience

Dr. Cruz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Cruz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cruz "Dr. Jose L. Cruz is the founder of MD & Wellness Center in Tampa, Florida. He established his family medicine practice in 2006, which flourishes to this day and accepts patients 13 years of age and older. Aside from family medicine, Dr. Cruz's office offers weight loss programs and Suboxone-centered treatment options for opioid dependence. To make his services accessible to as many people as possible, he proudly accepts all major forms of insurance, including Medicare and Worker's Compensation. A native of Havana, Cuba, Dr. Cruz studied Basic Science at the Victoria de Giron School of Medicine before moving on to Clinical Studies in Calixto Garcia Hospital in the city of Havana. He graduated as a Medical Doctor in 1985. After practicing medicine for nine years. Dr. Cruz and his family emigrated to the United States. He revalidated his medical licenses, officially receiving his American MD accreditation from the state of Florida in 2000. From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Cruz assisted various doctors of varying specialties in the city of Miami. He also worked as a Research Coordinator for Allergy Studies during that time. After two years of applying to residency programs, his diligence paid off. In 2002, the Montgomery Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania accepted Dr. Cruz to their Family Medicine program. He completed his residency in 2005 and became accredited as an MD in Family Practice from Temple University. Dr. Cruz's practice has been running strong for over a decade because he attends to his patients with the same diligence that's marked his storied medical career. He's currently accepting new patients, so click or call to book an appointment with him today!"
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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

136  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Joint Injection
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Faculty Of Medicine / University La Habana
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Montgomery Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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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Dr. Cruz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cruz to family and friends
16 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

This man is a piece of garbage! He treated my mom and told her nothing is wrong with her and it’s all in her head when in fact she has multiple issues. STAY away from this money hungry man that cares nothing for humanity!! Sad that doctors can not be trusted to actually care about their patients....more
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This is the worse Doctors office you can go to. Please stay away even if your life depends on it. Let's start with the receptionist. They are the nastiest heartless people on earth. They have no respect for patients and don't care about patients. So if you think they will take good care of you and...more
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he is not, a good doctor he is a negative 5 star.
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If I could give a negative star I would! I used to go to his old office in 2013 and he seemed a lot nicer and caring then. I went in yesterday and he basically called me a liar and was very rude to me and seemed money hungry. I left in the middle of an argument about how he used to take my...more
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If I could give the Doctor a zero stars I would. He insist that you see him every 3 months, if you need a prescription he refuses to give it to you unless you make an appointment. Then when you try to make an appointment either no one answers the phone or he is too busy to see you and you have to...more
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