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Carlos Ruiz, MD, FAPA, FASAM

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Carlos Ruiz, MD, FAPA, FASAM

Board-Certified Psychiatrist

  • Fellowship-Trained Specialist
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Award-Winning Physician
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Carlos Ruiz, MD, FAPA, FASAM is a bilingual psychiatrist with expertise in diagnosis, management and treatment of mood disorders in adults and patients struggling with alcohol or substance abuse. He trained at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, in 1995. He is currently the Medical Director of Psychiatric Medicine East and present Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Florida Hospital Orlando. Dr. Ruiz is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is also board certified in addiction medicine. He is on the teaching faculty of Florida State University and the University of Central Florida.


  • Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
  • Board Certified, Psychiatry
  • Residency, Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
  • Medical Degree, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Delirium in Critically Ill Patients
  • Delirium Tremens
  • Depression
  • Dysthymia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychiatric Aspects of Cancer
  • Psychiatric Problems in Transplant Patients
  • Psychiatry
  • Somatization Disorder


Center for Behavioral Health

1685 Lee Road, Suite 100
Winter Park, FL 32789

Phone: 407.896.8097
Fax: 407.898.8328

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