Dr. Ruvo received his undergraduate degree from Penn State and his dental degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina. While in residency, Dr. Ruvo earned his medical degree from The University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed a one-year General Surgery internship. Through his extensive surgical experience, Dr. Ruvo has developed a wide range of clinical interests including orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, and dental implants. He has been board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Ruvo maintains an active role in the dental community through memberships in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, and local dental societies in Durham, Orange and Lee counties. He has also authored and co-authored several book chapters and journal articles with some of his OMSA colleagues. Dr. Ruvo regularly contributes to the education of future dentists through lectures at the UNC School of Dentistry.
Dr. Ruvo is married to his college sweetheart, Rachel, who has supported him throughout his academic and professional journey. Together they enjoy raising their four beautiful daughters.
Patient care is provided by Dr. Ruvo at all three of our office locations and he is on the hospital staff at North Carolina Specialty Hospital, Durham Regional Hospital, and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center.