The Board-certified team of surgeons at the Colorectal Surgery Institute

are pioneers in their field who have developed innovative surgical techniques to address an array of colon and rectal diseases and conditions.

Carmen Ruiz, M.D.

Carmen Ruiz, M.D., FASCRS, is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed her surgical residency at Boston Medical Center.  She went on to complete a Clinical Trials Research Fellowship followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Ruiz is a devoted and skilled surgeon. Her clinical interests include the prevention of colorectal cancer, the surgical care of patients with advanced colorectal cancers, and the management of a broad spectrum of complex colon and rectal diseases.  Dr. Ruiz believes that her greatest accomplishment is combining her surgical expertise with compassionate care for her patients.

Education and Training

  • Graduate of Harvard Medical School, 1996
  • Surgical residency, Boston Medical Center
  • Clinical Trials Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Clinic

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