Dr Julio Pablo Ruiz, M.D. obtained his medical degree from National University Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1985. Dr. Ruiz completed his internal medicine residency and one year of Chief Medical Resident at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his fellowship in nephrology at the University of Miami Health System/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr Ruiz started practicing nephrology in 1992 and joined Mid South Nephrology Consultants in 1994. Dr Ruiz is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and International Society of Nephrology. He has experience in medical staff leadership and as medical director for several Fresenius Medical Care dialysis facilities. Dr Ruiz is also fluent in Spanish.