Specialty Family Medicine Language(s) Spoken English; Spanish Joined Kelsey-Seybold August 2021 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional Background Dr. John Ruelas is a Family Medicine physician who earned his Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2013. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in 2018. He completed his Family Medicine residencies at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2019 and at The University of Texas Houston in 2021. Professional AssociationsDr. Ruelas is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, and American Academy of Family Physicians.Hobbies and InterestsDr. Ruelas enjoys hiking and rock climbing, traveling, music, cooking, and learning about history. Fun Facts The best advice Dr. Ruelas has ever received is “Ain’t nothing worth nothing that ain’t no hard work.”The most exotic place he has visited is Xi’an, China, where he experienced acupuncture and traditional fire cupping and explored street food.His guilty pleasure is chocolate.