Dr. Ruth L. Eckert

Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Date of Birth: June 16, 1951
  • Place of Birth: Charleston, Illinois
  • High School: Taylor High School, Charleston, Illinois – Valedictorian

EDUCATION – TEACHING

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences – 1969-1973
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • M.D. Degree – 1973-1976
  • Fort Wayne Family Practice, Fort Wayne, Indiana
    • Internship – 1976-1977
  • Scottsdale Memorial Hospital Osborn, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Residency – 1977-1979
  • Scottsdale Memorial Hospital Osborn, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Family Medicine Teaching
    • Preceptorship Premedical Students
    • Family Practice Residents in Geriatric Curriculum – 1980-1984
  • UCLA Medical Acupuncture – 1998

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice -1979
  • Fellow, American Board of Family Practice – 1987
  • Recertification, American Board of Family Practice – 1987 thru 1994
  • Recertification, American Board of Family Practice – 1994 thru 2001
  • Recertification, American Board of Family Practice – 2001 thru 2008
  • Recertification, American Board of Family Practice – 2008 thru 2018
  • Certified Clinical Densitometry – 2002
  • Certified National Procedures Institute: Colposcopy – 1992

MEDICAL LICENSURE

  • State of Indiana – #01027035A – August 1976
  • State of Arizona – #10096 – September 1977
  • State of Illinois – #036-058161 – September 1977

PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Arizona State Medical Society
  • Arizona Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Arizona Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • American Academy of Private Physicians

INSTITUTIONAL, DEPARTMENTAL AND COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Piper Health Center, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Physician Director -1979-82
  • Pueblo Norte Nursing Center and Retirement Village, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Medical Director – 1984-90

MEDICAL PRACTICE HISTORY

  • Scottsdale Memorial Hospital Family Health Center, Fountain Hills and Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Family Practice Physician – 1979-82
  • North Scottsdale Family Medicine Associates, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Founding Partner – 1982-9/95
  • North Scottsdale Family Medicine, Mayo Health Systems, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • 9/1995-12/2000
  • North Scottsdale Family Medicine Associates, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • 1/2001- present