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Ivan Cruz Jr., MD

  • General Surgery
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  • Bio

    Ivan Cruz, Jr., MD, is a board-certified general surgeon who has been serving patients since 2014. Dr. Cruz graduated from Cornell University, and earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Following graduation, Dr. Cruz completed his residency in general surgery at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Dr. Cruz has a special interest in treating colon cancer. He also enjoys treating a wide variety of surgical diseases, such as gallbladder issues, acute appendicitis, umbilical

    hernias, inguinal hernias, and hernias of the abdominal wall, and complications of peptic ulcer disease. He performs screening colonoscopies and upper GI endoscopies, as well as cyst and lipoma removals.

    Outside of work, Dr. Cruz enjoys Brazilian jiujitsu, lifting weights, playing chess, and mastering computer games.

    Education

    College: - Cornell University

    Medical School: - University of Texas Medical School at Houston

    Residency: - Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Specialties
    • General Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • 90 Degrees
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Leap
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Aetna PPO
    • American Health Plans
    • American Health Plans
    • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • Amerigroup MMP
    • AMERIGroup STAR + Plus
    • Amerigroup Star + Plus
    • Amerigroup STAR Kids
    • AMERIGroup STAR Medicaid
    • Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance
    • BCBS Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS Blue Essentials HMO
    • BCBS Health Select POS
    • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
    • BCBS Medicare Advantage PPO
    • BCBS My Blue Health
    • Buc-ee''s
    • Care ''n Care
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Local+
    • CIGNA OAP
    • CIGNA POS
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Healthcare Highways
    • HealthScope
    • HealthSmart GEPO
    • HealthSmart PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare
    • Humana Gold Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Humana Preferred
    • MMG Tricare
    • Molina Marketplace
    • Molina Medicare Advantage
    • Multiplan
    • Oscar Health
    • ProCare Advantage
    • Scott & White Health Plan Medicare Advantage
    • Scott & White Health Plan PPO
    • Superior Allwell Medicare Advantage
    • Superior Ambetter Marketplace
    • Superior MMP
    • Superior Star+Plus
    • Texas Health Aetna
    • Traditional Medicaid-99 (outlying counties)
    • Traditional Medicaid-Dallas County
    • Traditional Medicaid-Tarrant County
    • Traditional Medicare-99 (outlying counties)
    • Traditional Medicare-Dallas County
    • Traditional Medicare-Tarrant County
    • TriWest
    • UHC AARP Medicare Complete
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • WellCare-TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
    • WellMed Medicare Advantage
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