Ruth Fookes was born in Venezuela and grew up here in Central Florida. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Central Florida where she majored in Biology Pre-Professional. She obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami, Florida.
She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Florida Academy of Physician Assistants. In June of 2018, she started at Cardiovascular Interventions. She knew that Dr. Jamnadas’ passion for cardiology and teaching would be a great learning experience. Ruth is dedicated to providing cutting edge cardiology with a focus on diet and lifestyle modifications while collaborating with Dr. Jamnadas.