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The Integrated Practice Builder: Cheng Ruan, MD

Updated: Feb 6

This week we are breaking from our normal format to welcome back Dr. Cheng Ruan. Dr. Ruan has been developing an Integrated medicine practice toolset that can help you to pivot your practice towards this emerging field.

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Dr. Cheng Ruan, MD is a board certified internal medicine physician in Houston, TX. He is the founder of Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine and the host of the 2021 Physician Practice Automation Summit, a CME event to educate doctors on the business of private medical practices and burnout prevention. He is an advocate for developing uni que business models in patient focused communication within private practice settings. He first entered the entrepreneurial world first as the co-author of a diabetes reversal book, and has spoken internationally on the topics of cannabinoid based clinical data as well as neurodegenerative disorders. During the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Dr. Ruan founded TCLM University, a free online educational platform using concepts of lifestyle and mind-body medicine to empower patients with different disease states. He is a father of two daughters, a husband to an Ob/Gyn physician, and son to parents in both traditional eastern and western medicine.

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Practice: Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine – Online University for Patients:

Notable quotes from Dr. Patton’s interview:

Medicine is a bit over labeled.
It sort of creates this subconscious process where the patients become their own heroes, they’re not expecting me to be their hero.
We’re stepping into this age where there’s a lot of changes happening that’s faster than what’s taught at medical school residency and fellowship.
Whoever holds the data holds the key.

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