Cheng Ruan, M.D. is a board certified internal medicine physician. He is the founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine, a novel approach to primary care focused on coaching, collaboration, and integrative health. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Microbiology at Texas A&M University, his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine, residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Queens, Weill-Cornell Medical College. He completed his Functional Medicine training at the Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Ruan’s passion is to create medical systems that work within the current and upcoming medical insurance model to optimize integrative medicine for population health. His holistic approach comes from a long line of physicians in his family. His mother is a traditional chinese medicine doctor and father a world renowned doctor in the field of immunology, cardiology, oncology, and pharmacology.