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Meet Jeffrey Ruterbusch, D.O., Medical Director

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Dr. Ruterbusch is a Board-Certified Osteopathic/Naturopathic Physician who was trained in Sports and Exercise Preventive Medicine (SEPM) at UCSD/SDSU after completing his Internal Medicine Internship at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.

After graduation from this unique SEPM program which included Special training, as Chief Resident, in premier Sports Medicine positions/locations such as the “Olympic Training Center,” SDSU’s Athletic Medicine Program, Detroit Lions Training Camp, UCSD’s OrthoMed, Navy Seal Special Warfare Command Medical Department, and USMC SMART (Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Treatment Center), Camp Pendleton, Dr. Ruterbusch was the first Naval Physician to “stand-up” the original Sports Medicine Clinic at Mayport Naval Station in Mayport, Florida.

Upon retirement from the Navy, after a thirty-year career, he was Acting Department Head at ATP Medical in Kuwait City, Kuwait. There he was in charge of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Health Promotion and Wellness, and Metabolic and Nutritional/Functional Medicine. Dr. Ruterbusch has earned numerous post-graduate degrees/credentials/certifications in Age-Management Medicine, Nutritional/Functional Medicine, Exercise and Sport Science, Holistic and Sports Nutrition, Integrative Medicine, Advanced Fitness and Medical Fitness Specialization, Strength and Conditioning Specialization, and Community and Public Health. He has also been an Adjunct Professor for Central Michigan University College of Health Professions teaching graduate courses in Health Science.

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  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Bachelor of Science, Biology/Chemistry, 1979
  • University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL. Master of Science, Sports and Exercise Science, 1984
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Doctor of Osteopathy, 1990
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Master of Science, Health Services Administration, 1998
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. Master of Public Health, 2000
  • Clayton College of Natural Health, Birmingham, AL. Naturopathic Medical Doctor, 2004
  • Fitness Institute of Technology/IFPA. Master of Science, Medical Fitness Specialization, 2013
  • American College of Managed Care Medicine. Diplomate – Board Certified in Managed Care Medicine, 1998
  • American Clinical Board of Nutrition Diplomate – Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition, 2011
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 2000
  • Huntington College of Health Sciences Diploma, Sports Nutrition, 2008
  • American College of Nutrition. Certified Nutrition Specialist, 2005
  • National Endurance and Strength Training Association. Certified Fitness and Nutrition Coach, 2006
  • Holt Institute of Medicine. Diploma, Dietary Supplement Counseling, 2009
  • American Academy of Integrative Medicine. Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, 2013
  • American Association of Restorative Medicine. Board Certified in Restorative Medicine, 2013
  • Functional Medicine University. Board Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition. Active Member
  • American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Active Member
  • International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine. Active Member
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Active Member
  • Age Management Medicine Group. Active Member

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