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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.
Cedar Crest
Va North Texas Health Care System: Dallas Va Medical Center
4500 S Lancaster Rd
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 (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ponciano Cruz is Satisfactory. Dr. Cruz has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.2
  • Currently 2.1666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.2
  • Currently 2.2 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 1.7
  • Currently 1.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 1.5
  • Currently 1.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 1.8
  • Currently 1.8333333333333 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 7 areas:
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Warts

Education & Awards

Dr. Cruz graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila. He has 9 awards.

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


Dr. Cruz has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • 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.