Dr. Cruz specializes in Medical and Surgical Dermatology and Dermatopathology – the evaluation of skin biopsy pathology specimens under the microscope. He also has expertise in the use of laser/light technology for the treatment of a variety of skin conditions, including Laser Hair Removal.

About Julio C. Cruz, MD

Dr. Julio Cruz, MD is a board-certified Columbus area dermatologist providing medical and surgical dermatology care to patients at Buckeye Dermatology.

Dr. Cruze is a member of multiple medical professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Ohio Dermatological Association (ODA), Central Ohio Dermatology Society, Columbus Medical Association, and the Ohio State Medical Association.


  • Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • Medical Internship: Tulane University School Public Health & Tropical Medicine
  • Dermatology Residency: Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio
  • Dermatopathology Training: Orlando Regional Medical Center