Dr. Ruades to see patients in Willmar and Litchfield

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WILLMAR — Dr. Jose Ignacio Ruades Ninfea, an oncologist/hematologist, has joined the Willmar Regional Cancer Center, and will begin seeing patients later this month. He will also be a visiting physician specialist for Meeker Memorial Specialty Clinics.

Ruades first worked as an internal medicine physician before specializing in hematology and oncology. Ruades, who speaks fluent Spanish, English and German, will be joining his wife, Dr. Joanne Monterroso, at the cancer center.

He earned his M.D. from the Universidad Catolica de Cordoba in Cordoba, Argentina. His residencies were completed at Hospital Privado de Cordoba and Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut. He earned his fellowships in hematology and oncology at the University of Vermont Medical Center and Vermont Cancer Center.