Stuart W. Ruch, MD, PhD, FACC

Stuart W. Ruch, MD, PhD, FACC photo


Accepting new patients

Office: 707-573-6166

3536 Mendocino Avenue, #200
Santa Rosa, California 95403

Telemedicine virtual care visits are now available by appointment for NCMA Cardiology patients. Call 707-573-6166 for additional information.


Non-interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology

Medical school

MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, 1991


Residency in Internal Medicine
Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
July 1996 – April 1999

Residency in General Surgery
Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
June 1995 – June 1996

Residency in General Surgery
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
July 1991 – October 1993


Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
July 2004 – June 2006

Research Fellowship, Department of Cardiology
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
August 2002 – July 2004

Research Fellowship, Department of Cardiology
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
July 2000 – August 2002

Research Fellowship, Department of Cardiology
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
July 1999 – July 2000

Research Fellowship, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
November 1993 – May 1995


Dr. Ruch is passionate about quality and value in healthcare, chronic disease management, geriatric cardiology, AI in healthcare, and health science research.

NCMA Cardiology — Fountaingrove

3536 Mendocino Ave. Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
707-573-6166 main
707-573-6199 scheduling
Fax: 707-573-6165

Request an appointment online

Insurance plans

We currently accept the following health insurance plans:

  • Aetna (Direct)
  • Anthem Blue Cross of California and Prudent Buyer Network
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Humana / Choice Care Network
  • California Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC)
  • CIGNA / Great West Healthcare
  • Coventry / First Health Network
  • Delta Health — Amy’s Kitchen
  • HealthNet
  • Healthsmart
  • Medicare
  • Meritage Medical Network
  • MultiPlan/PHCS, Inc.
  • Partnership HealthPlan of California
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UHC AARP Medicare Complete through Meritage (new in 2020)
  • United Healthcare

Subject to change. Verify coverage with your provider or your insurance plan.