René F. Cruz, MD

Internal Medicine
424 Lake Howell Road
Maitland, FL 32751 Get Directions
René F. Cruz, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months **
900.00 every 6 months **
1,800.00 each year **

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I have been practicing internal medicine for over 25 years as a hospitalist, as well as operating my own primary care office. I believe that 7 out of 10 admissions to the hospital may have been avoided if the patient could have seen their primary care physician as soon as they started having symptoms. Choosing to become an MDVIP-affiliated physician means my patients won’t have to go to the Emergency Room or to a walk-in clinic because you can now contact me directly and be seen when you need to be seen. 

I’m confident MDVIP will enable me to provide highly personalized healthcare. I want my patients to always feel they can discuss any problem or concern with me or even just visit to share personal news. My goal is to provide proactive and individualized care with an emphasis on prevention and wellness. My commitment to you is to build a strong doctor-patient relationship with clear communication, trust and understanding. Thank you for allowing me to serve you.

Dr. Cruz' Credentials

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Seton Hall University
Newark, NJ
Internal Medicine 1993-1995

Seton Hall University
Newark, NJ

Medical School:
Eastern Central University 
San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Doctorate of Medicine 1986

Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Intensive Internal Medicine Review 2000

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
English and Spanish
Provider of the Month, Advent Health 2015
Top Doctor, Orlando Magazine 2014
Patient's Choice Award 2010, 2011, 2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2012
America's Top Physicians, Consumer Council of America 2007
Doctors of Clinical Specialties, Hospitalists Group 2017-present
Medical Director, Greater Orlando Medical Weight Loss 2011-2019

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Testimonials from patients of Dr. Cruz

from Christine in FL May 12, 2022 for René F. Cruz, MD

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Cruz and his amazing staff. Dr. Cruz’s office is the exception to the healthcare norm. I feel like a person rather than a number, and I always receive the best care. From the moment I walk in the door I have a pleasant experience, which is unique to this fast-paced healthcare industry. Madeline, at the front desk, is always a joy to see. Whether… See more

from erica in FL March 31, 2022 for René F. Cruz, MD

First time I call Dr Cruz office to make an appointment Emely the office manager is bathing me in healing energy through the phone calming my fear. Always going out of her way for me.

The next appointment I had with Dr Cruz, my nurse of more than a decade joined Dr Cruz's practice & my heart sang even more. I am blessed by skills of Emely and Nancy.

Dr Cruz has… See more

from Matt in FL April 13, 2021 for René F. Cruz, MD

Dr Cruz has taken over the practice of Dr STANSBURY’, who had been our family’s MDVIP physician for many years. We have been impressed by his bedside manner, quick response, and very helpful staff during the past year he has been our physician.

We are very happy to have this support in place for our medical needs, and feel we are in very capable hands.

from Rick in FL April 12, 2021 for René F. Cruz, MD

To whom it may concern: Dr. Cruz took me on as a patient in October 2020, and I have been very pleased with the responsiveness and care their office provides. At a time when I have seen a degradation in the caliber and quality of medical administrators within doctors offices, I have been blown away by the professionalism of his staff, Emely Edwards and Madeline Artitas. They are both awesome.… See more

from William in FL April 12, 2021 for René F. Cruz, MD

Our 20+ year family physician retired and Dr. Rene Cruz was among the recommendations for a transition. We interviewed Dr. Cruz and found him to be a warm, caring professional. He accepted us into his practice and we have never looked back. He and his staff have looked after our family's health needs - both pro-active and reactive. The annual wellness exam was more comprehensive than I… See more