Dr. Luz Jacqueline RuizAyer, MA - January 15th 2004 - Nashoba Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the arrival of Luz Jacquline Ruiz, M.D. to its medical staff.Dr. Ruiz is a board certified neurologist specializing in clinical neurophysiology and movement disorders.She
is experienced in the treatment of migraine headaches using pharmaceuticals and physical therapy and the treatment of movement disorders with Botox®.
"Throughout all my training I have concentrated my efforts on my clinical skills, research work, teaching abilities, staff leadership and bedside manners.I attempt to employ the highest energy, enthusiasm and dedication to my patients.The treatment and well being of my patients is always of paramount concern to me and I strive to attain the next level in my professional expertise."says Dr. Ruiz
. After graduating in the top 10 percent of her class at Juan N. Corpas School of Medicine in Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia, Dr. Ruiz completed a residency in general surgery at San Rafael General Hospital in Fusagasuga, Colombia.She
also participated in clinical rotations in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology before moving to University of Connecticut
, Hartford Hospital
to complete her
integrated neurology residency. In 2001, Dr. Ruiz began the first of 3 clinical neurology fellowships at Harvard Medical School in cooperation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.She
is the author of many medical journal articles on movement disorders, cerebral vasculitus and amyloid angiopathy.She
was also a co-investigator in clinical trials for patients with Parkinson's disease, Tourette's Syndrome and Cervical Dystonia.She
also holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School
and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
in the Department of Neurology as a junior faculty member. Dr. Ruiz
is located in suite 170 of the Medical Office Building next to Nashoba Valley Medical Center
.Appointments with her
can be made by calling (978) 772-4037.