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Dr. Bernice Ruo, MD, FACP

Dr. Bernice Ruo, MD, FACP

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    Overview

    Bernice Ruo, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. She provides primary care for adults, including preventive care and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. She has expertise in caring for individuals with chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and heart disease.As a primary care physician at an academic health system, Dr. Ruo instructs medical students, residents and fellows. Her research interests include medical education, quality of life, and depression. She has published many articles and serves as a peer-reviewer for journals such as Circulation, Journal of the American Medical Association and Annals of Internal Medicine. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Ruo was an internal medicine physician at Northwestern Medicine and an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Harvard Medical Schools Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Ruo earned her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and holds a masters degree in clinical research from UC San Francisco. She is board-certified in internal medicine, is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP). Outside of work, Dr. Ruo enjoys swimming, dance and music.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Critical Care Specialist

    Internist

    Education & Training

    Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center (Internship)

    Medical Degree - Yale University School of Medicine

    Other Degree - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Other Degree - University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco

    Medical Degree - Primary Care Physician

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Critical Care Specialist, like Dr. Bernice Ruo, may include:

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    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Ruo's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla - Primary Care Internal Medicine

    8939 Villa La Jolla Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-8000

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Bernice Ruo accepting new patients?

    Yes, Bernice Ruo is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Bernice Ruo offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Ruo's office at (858) 657-8000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Bernice Ruo offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Ruo's office at (858) 657-8000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Bernice Ruo speak?

    Bernice Ruo speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Bernice Ruo have?

    Bernice Ruo is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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