Dr. Tony Ruse, MD



2017: RMSK: Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography
2015: American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis: NCV/EMG Certification
2012: World Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Society Meeting, Leuven, Belgium
​​​2011: Difficult Airway Course: Emergency, Georgia
2011: Andrews Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound course, Florida
2010: MSKUS Ultrasound Cadaver course, Florida
2005-2006: Jersey Shore Sports Medicine Fellowship
1999-2003: Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Residency, UMDNJ
​​​1999: Doctor of Medicine; New Jersey Medical School
​​​1995: Master of Arts, Educational Counseling, Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, California
​​​1994: Bachelor of Science, Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, UC San Diego
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, UC San Diego


2009-present: CIM, Muscle & Joint Medicine, Sports Medicine Physician, Cullman, Alabama
​​​2009-2011: Heritage Urgent Care Physician, Cullman, Alabama
​2006-2008: OSMS, Sports Medicine Physician, Cullman, Alabama
2006-2014: ER Physician, Cullman Regional Medical Center, Cullman Alabama
2007- 2011: Med/Peds Rural Health Physician, Addison, Alabama
2003-2005: ER Physician, Centra State Hospital, Freehold, New Jersey
​​​1981-90: San Diego City College, Gardener Groundskeeper
​​​1986-87: Ruse Landscape & Tree Maintenance, San Diego, California
​​​1978: Westinghouse, Radar Construction, Tehran, Iran
​​​1976: Saudi Arabian National Guard, Material Handler, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


​​2006: Board Certified Sports Medicine
2004: Board Certified Pediatrics
2003: Board Certified Internal Medicine
2007- present: ACLS, ATLS, PALS, BLS
2000: Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation
​​​1992: UC San Diego Provost Honors List
​​​1987-90: Dean’s Honor List, San Diego Community College District​​
​​​1978-80: First place Overall, Floor and Parallel Bars, Southwestern College Gymnastics
​​​1977-78: Varsity wrestling 126 pounds, Montgomery High, Chula Vista, California


2006: SCFE Longstocking; A Youngster with Groin Pain, Case Presentation AMSSM
​​​2005: Hip Hop Football; Atraumatic Posterior Hip Subluxation, Case Presentation AMSSM
2005: Medical Conditions Affecting Sports Participation; Stephen G. Rice MD, PhD & the Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness, guideline composition
2003: Sports Pre-Participation Physical Exam Resident Assessment, Abstract Presentation
1998-99: Youth Coordinator; Partnerships for Health Professions Education


​2006-present: Team Physician; St Bernard Prep, Addison, Wallace State Junior College, Vinemont, Hanceville, Cullman, Holly Pond, West Point High School
​2006-present: Acoustic guitar, Worship leader; Daystar Church, Good Hope, Alabama
2005: Medical Director; Danskin Triathlon, 1500 athletes, Sandy Hook New Jersey
​​​2005: Team Physician; Adidas Division 1 Soccer tournament, Rutgers University
​​​2005: Team Physician; East Atlantic Gymnastics Championships, Rutgers University
​​​2005: Team Physician; AVP volleyball tournament Medical Director, Belmar, New Jersey
​​​2005: Team Physician; Rutgers University Division 1 Soccer
2003, 2005: New York City Marathon Medical Triage​
​​​1999-2003: School Sports Physicals, football, soccer, wrestling, basketball coverage


Bilingual Spanish & English, Youth Counseling, Nerf power shooting … Frisbee chaser.
Restoring and driving my 1962 Valiant.


​​Nature exploration. Scouting with my sons and wife. Songwriting… worship. Art.
And… of course… Jesus!