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Dr. Ponciano Cruz MD is a male Allergist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Dermatology, Dermatological Immunology/Diagnostic and Laboratory Immunology, Internal Medicine, and Allergy.
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Dr. Ponciano Cruz has 6 office locations.
Va North Texas Health Care System: Dallas Va Medical Center
4500 S Lancaster Rd
Cedar Crest, Dallas, TX 75216

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Locations and availability (6)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ponciano Cruz is Satisfactory. Dr. Cruz has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 1.8
  • Currently 1.8 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.2
  • Currently 2.2 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.2
  • Currently 2.2 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 1.8
  • Currently 1.8 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 1.6
  • Currently 1.6 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 1.8
  • Currently 1.8 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ponciano Cruz, MD is board certified in Dermatology, Internal Medicine, and Dermatological Immunology/Diagnostic and Laboratory Immunology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Warts

Education & Awards

Dr. Cruz graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Contact Dermatitis
Teacher of the Year (1991)
Outstanding Research Award (1988)
Fitzpatrick Research Award (1991)
Stelwagon Award (1988)
Excellence in Education Award (1992)


Dr. Cruz has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 
  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Cruz accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Superior Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Unicare - 2 plans


  • Spanish

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Where does Dr. Ponciano Cruz practice?
Dr. Ponciano Cruz practices Dermatology, Dermatological Immunology/Diagnostic and Laboratory Immunology, Internal Medicine, and Allergy near Dallas, TX.
See Dallas Dermatologists, Dallas Internists, and Dallas Allergists.