Dr. Richard Ruiz Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Ruiz Jr, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

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Dr. Richard Ruiz Jr, MD is a family medicine specialist in Overland Park, KS. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Ruiz Jr's Experience

Dr. Ruiz Jr'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Ruiz Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ruiz Jr "Richard A Ruiz, MD, believes strongly in the 'family doctor' model and that the strong personal bonds that are developed with patients are unique to family medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed an internship at Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He completed his residency at Research Family Medicine in Kansas City. Dr. Ruiz has been practicing in the Overland Park area for over 12 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruiz Jr "I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

237  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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.


  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Research Family Practice Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Weiss Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients Choice Award, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruiz Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruiz Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruiz Jr to family and friends
36 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Ruiz Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Ruiz is awesome! His staff is professional, courteous, and efficient. I have never had to wait more than about 5-10 minutes, even when I have arrived 20 minutes early! Dr. Ruiz himself makes a point to clearly and concisely explain everything - in terms even someone like myself (who has the...more
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Dr. Ruiz is the BEST!!! I have referred my entire family and friends to him - all have been very, very happy with him and his practice. Dr Ruiz is very thorough and is all about preventative health care which I appreciate!
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Caring, conversational, attentive and focused on delivering best results . Hard to look for more in a primary care physician. Many times too, it's the 'traffic director to other specialists' value your primary care physician brings to the table that can be critical. Dr Ruiz delivers the best in...more
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Dr. Ruiz is great! He is very personable, and he definitely takes the time to address any questions or issues I have. He also makes great recommendations for testing and screenings and any lifestyle changes that can be helpful for staying healthy. The nurses and office staff are friendly and...more
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Exceptional doc! Appreciate his insight and direct consultation as well as care for future health.
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