Medical Director of Sponaugle Wellness Institute


Dr. Alain Ruiz is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist who practiced Anesthesiology for many years before developing a passion for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Ruiz ultimately served as Chief of Anesthesiology for a Tampa Bay hospital. In addition, he has served as Medical Director for a Tampa Bay surgery center.

Dr. Ruiz believes in treating the patient as a whole and not as his or her individual symptoms, which lead him to join the Integrative Medicine Team at Sponaugle Wellness Institute.

Medical School:

  • Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas Villa Clara,
    Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Board Certified – American Board of Anesthesiology 2010


  • ASA – American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • FSA – Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
  • ASRA – American Society of Regional Anesthesia

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