Adult Medicine

We care for patients from 18 years old and older.

This includes physicals, diabetic comprehensive evaluations, COPD/asthma comprehensive evaluation, routine testing including DEXA scan, Ultrasound, Echocardiograms, Cardiopulmonary  testing, EKGs and preventive medicine with nutritionist and dietary counseling, including weight reduction and management assistance.

Dr. Garuba completed medical school at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and did his residency in internal medicine at Harbor Hospital Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Garuba is currently American Board of Internal Medicine certified.

His fellowship training was completed at the multidisciplinary critical care program of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.


United Health Care Premium Care Designation Physician
(09/2015 to 09/2019)

Awarded Physician of Distinction by CIGNA Health Care
(01/01/2018 to 12/31/2018)
(01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017)
(01/01/2015 to 12/31/2015)

Awarded by The Carolinas Medical Center Mercy/Pineville:
Best Practices in Clinical Performance and Behavior
(07/2012)