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Ernesto Cruz, MDErnesto Cruz, MD

 

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Telephone:  215-707-7021

Email: ernesto.cruz@temple.edu

 

 

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 

Educational Background:

 

BS, Physical Therapy, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines - 1974 to 1979

 

MD, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, 1979 to 1983

 

Internship, San Juan de Dios Hospital, Pasay City, Philippines - 1983 to 1984

 

Residency, Internal Medicine, Santo Tomas University Hospital - 1984 to 1986

 

Residency, Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT - 1991 to 1994

 

Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA - 1994 to 1997

 

Chief Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA - 1996 to 1997

 

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board certifications:

 

 

Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine - 1996

 

Board Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 1998

 

Board Eligible, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

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qualifying examinations:

 

 

Physical Therapy:  State Boards of Physical Therapy - Texas, Maryland and Connecticut

 

Philippine Medical Board - 1986

 

National Board of Medical Examiners, Administered by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates - 1989

 

Federation of Licensing Examination - 1989

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memberships in professional organizations:

 

 

Member, American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine

 

Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 

Member, American Physical Therapy Association

 

Member, Greater Philadelphia Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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professional committees:

 

 

Member, Residency Training Committee, Temple University Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 1995 to 1997

 

Member, Ethics Committee, Moss Rehabilitation Hospital - 1994 to 1997

 

Member, Pharmacy Review Committee, Moss Rehabilitation Hospital - 1996 to 1997

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specialty Interests:

 

  • Electromylography
  • Internal medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Musculoskeletal

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