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Jose L. Ruiz, MD

Jose L. Ruiz, MD, is an ear, nose & throat (ENT) specialist, board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Ruiz earned his Doctor of Medicine and did his surgical residency at the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Medicine. He has been serving Central Florida, in the specialty of Otolaryngology, for more than 28 years. He sees patients for a wide variety of conditions of the head and neck including diagnosis of ear, nose and throat disorders, head and neck medicine and surgery, medical and surgical treatment of sinus disease, surgical treatment of facial cancers, eyelid surgery, surgical treatment for snoring and sleep apnea, facial cosmetic surgery, allergy testing and immunotherapy, complete hearing evaluations for children and adults, and evaluation of dizziness and balance problems. He has served in many other professional roles including Captain in the Medical Corps of the United States Army National Guard, emergency department physician, and medical director of a surgical center. Dr. Ruiz is a member of the Florida Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Florida Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Age Management Medicine Group and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  


  • Allergies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Ear Infections
  • Eardrum Perforations
  • Facial Cosmetic Treatments and Surgery
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hearing Loss
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Salivary Gland Disease
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Snoring
  • Speech Rehabilitation
  • Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)
  • Taste and Smell Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil and Adenoid Problems
  • Voice Disorders

Board Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


  • Residency - University of Puerto Rico’s School of Medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish