Dr.Carlos Cruz, Jr. was born in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Roosevelt High School. He attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for his undergraduate studies and graduated from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Cruz, Jr., joined the Army after medical school and completed his internship and residency program at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Cruz, Jr. was assigned to the Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia for a short time.
Dr. Cruz, Jr., is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has served as Chief of OB/GYN at Mercy Center and at Doctors Hospital of Laredo.
Dr. Cruz, Jr., is fluent in Spanish and English.