Faculty & Advisory Board

Natasha Ruiz, MS, FNP-C

Natasha Ruiz, MS, FNP-C, is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner from SUNY Polytechnic Institute, specializing in Functional and Integrative Medicine. Natasha currently works at The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine in Delmar, NY. Prior to that she practiced Functional Medicine with Dr. Mark Hyman at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, MA.

Natasha started her career in Integrative Medicine as a Registered Nurse at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA for 10 years. She had the experience of collaborating with physicians, nutritionists, behavioral therapists, exercise physiologists and energy healers to help create optimal health for people. After leaving Canyon Ranch, Natasha went on to become a Nurse Practitioner and received additional training through the Institute for Functional Medicine. Her specialized training in Functional Medicine has allowed her to use the model that looks for the root cause of disease and illness. With this approach, Natasha treats autoimmune disease, diabetes, metabolic disorders, hormone imbalances, digestive disorders and Lyme disease.

Natasha enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She is part of the Healthy Kids Committee for her school district, which helps create awareness and educate students and their families on healthy food choices and behaviors. Natasha also loves cooking, music and theater in her free time.