Ruben Perez, MD - WellSpan Medical Oncology & Hematology - WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center - Lebanon, PA - Oncology - Medical | WellSpan Health
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Ruben Perez, MD

Ruben Perez, MD

Accepting New Patients

Specialties:
Oncology - Medical
Hematology
Hematology/Oncology

WellSpan Medical Group

About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

As I grew up, I was influenced by my father, a compassionate and dedicated physician, who was working in the Washington D. C. area. Later on, while attending the University of Maryland, I became very interested in biology and physiology. A career in medicine allowed me to pursue both—my academic interests and the values that I garnered from my father.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I came to the Lebanon area in 1986, and the community has always made me feel welcomed. I have worked through the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital without interruption for over 30 years, and I remain committed to the people of the community and to the work of treating cancer throughout WellSpan and at the WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I have a home In Lebanon, and when I am not at work, I enjoy bicycling, ballroom dancing, gardening, and cooking. When I can get away, I try to spend as much time as I can with my parents in Florida; my siblings in Pennsylvania, Florida, Virginia, and Iowa; and my adult children in Atlanta, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh.


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Medical Oncology

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
  • Residency Program: Harrisburg Hospital
  • Fellowship Program: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Maryland

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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