Ashley Ruiz, NP-C

Ashley Ruiz, NP-C

Hip & Knee


Blue Ridge Region

South Asheville

Ashley Ruiz is a Board Certified Family Practice Nurse Practitioner who is passionate
about Integrative and Functional Medicine. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner in
2019, she worked as a registered nurse for 13 years with training in multiple areas of
nursing including; Research and Evidence Based Practice, Neurosurgery, Neurology,
Genetics, Gerontology, Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Family Medicine and Extended Care

Ashley obtained her nurse practitioner degree from Florida International University
graduating with Honors in 2019.

Her passion in functional medicine includes holistic orthopedics, anti-aging, and
regenerative medicine, autoimmune and neurodegenerative conditions. She previously
held the Chair position for the Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Council
at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida. Ashley continues to expand her
knowledge of preventative care practices and is currently working towards a certification
in Integrative Medicine Health Coaching to aid clients in meeting their health goals
through complementary approaches. Ashley is also experienced in the application of
platelet rich plasma therapy for clients interested in alternative treatments for pain
and inflammation.


  • Graduate: Florida International University

Specialties & Services

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.