Gary Ruelas, DO, PhD
AOAAM Board of Trustee
Dr. Ruelas is the medical director for the Integrative Medical Institute of Orange County. He has held positions in both the public and private sectors as Chief of Services for the County Department of Mental Health and Assistant Director for a NIH grant-funded state residential treatment facility for re-entering felons with opiate dependent history.
Dr. Ruelas holds doctoral degrees and licenses in medicine and psychology. He completed residency in Family Medicine and post-graduate training in Integrative Medicine and has a specialization in Addiction Medicine. He is trained as a Child Clinical Psychologist and a Neuropsychologist and his areas of expertise include dual diagnosis of substance abuse coupled with developmental, cognitive and mood disorders. He has presented nationally and internationally in the fields of psychosomatic and behavioral medicine.
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