Ewa (Eva) Ruel grew up in Princeton, NJ and is a graduate of John Witherspoon Middle School and Princeton High School. She is thrilled to be back in her hometown serving her community.
Dr. Ruel graduated Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a degree in Biology where she also contributed to research on hormonal regulation of breast cancer. She earned an M.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University, and completed Internal Medicine residency at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She then completed a rigorous Endocrinology Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina where she served both as a clinician and researcher with the broad goal of improving clinical practice.
While in fellowship, she was funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was also awarded the prestigious Endocrine Fellows Foundation Marilyn Fishman Grant. In addition to care for patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders, her research focused on thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism, including the impact of cervical lymph nodes and radioactive iodine use in papillary thyroid cancer. She has presented her findings at national meetingsof the Endocrine Society and the American Thyroid Association and her work has been published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism (JCEM) and the journal Endocrine.
Dr. Ruel’s clinical interests include thyroid disorders, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer as well as diabetes, healthy lifestyle, hyperparathyroidism,and pituitary disorders. She is trained in thyroid ultrasound and thyroid nodule fine needle aspiration and is currently pursuing an Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU). Dr. Ruel is board certified in Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Thyroid Association, the Endocrine Society, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.