Dr. Carlos Cruz Jr. was born in San Antonio, Texas. After he graduated from Roosevelt High School, he attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for his undergraduate studies. He then 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. He joined Dr. Salinas in private practice in June 1994.
Dr. Cruz, Jr. is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has served as Chief of OBGYN at Mercy Center and at Doctors Hospital of Laredo.
Dr. Carlos Cruz, Jr. is fluent in Spanish and English.