Ernesto Ruiz Duque, portrait

Ernesto Ruiz Duque, MD


"I am proud to be part of this prestigious institution and work together with this multidisciplinary team. Heart failure has become one of the most challenging pathologies in cardiology. New medicines and innovative techniques prolong the lives of many patients with heart failure. University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics is a special and exceptional place for work." — Ernesto Ruiz Duque


  • English
  • Spanish


Adult Specialties

  • Cardiology

Diseases and Conditions

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • CHF (congestive heart failure)
  • Pulmonary hypertension


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Patient Stories



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Overall Rating

4.72 out of 5 (234 ratings)