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Ruy Carrasco MD

Ruy Carrasco, MD

Board-Certified Pediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Ruy Carrasco is a Pediatric Rheumatologist with Pediatric Rheumatology Consultants, a partner group with Child Neurology Consultants of Austin. You can learn more by visiting www.PediRheumTX.com.

Dr. Carrasco began his career at Baylor University for his undergraduate education. He later attended and received his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Dr. Carrasco then completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. He followed up with a fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). At CCHMC, the importance of the quality and value of care a physician provides a patient and their family was emphasized. This idea has influenced Dr. Carrasco’s entire approach to medicine by allowing the whole family to help guide and lead the way for evaluation and treatment.

In 2005, Dr. Carrasco established the Division of Rheumatology at Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin. While at Dell Children’s, he served as the Division Chief of Rheumatology and was active in clinical care, teaching, and research.

Dr. Carrasco is the first-ever recipient of the “Cure JM Physician of Excellence Award” bestowed on him in 2017 for his exceptional commitment to patients and families battling Juvenile Myositis, a life-threatening autoimmune disease.

Special Interests:

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Uveitis
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatric Rheumatology

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Baylor University, 1995
  • Medical Education: University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 1999
  • Internship & Residency: Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 2002
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Rheumatology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), 2005

To make an appointment with Dr. Carrasco at one of Pediatric Rheumatology Consultants' three locations, please call (512) 494-4000 or book an appointment online.