About Dr. R

Dr. Michael F. Ruggiero graduated from the University of Scranton in 1979 with a degree in Biology. In 1983 he graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine with a D.O. degree, and then in 1984 completed his residency in Family Medicine at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. He began his career in the United States Air Force as a Director of the Family Medicine Clinic at Laughlin AFB in Del Rio, TX.  He is Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.


Dr. Ruggiero served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He also served as the Director of Medical Education for the Texas A&M Family Practice Residency, and is a Guest Lecturer for the Texas A&M University Department of Educational Psychology.


Recently, Dr. Ruggiero was one of fifty physicians in the United States chosen as a principle investigator in the Consortium for the Lifespan Experience of ADHD Registry (CLEAR). This international registry was developed to prospectively observe the course and long-term impact of ADHD throughout the lifespan of individuals. Dr. Ruggiero serves in the Speaker Bureau for Shire Pharmaceuticals, and has also been a speaker for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and McNeil Consumer Products Division.