Ruth E. Gardner, MD

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Ruth E. Gardner, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
General Pediatrics

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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About Me

Ruth E. Gardner, MD, a native of Gettysburg, obtained her undergraduate degree from Penn State University, and her medical school degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2008. As an officer in the United States Navy, she completed pediatric residency at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. She served for 12 years in the Navy and spent time as a primary care pediatrician and hospitalist at military hospitals in Virginia, Maryland and Florida, before returning to Pennsylvania to join the Penn State Health Pediatrics team in 2020.


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Professional Education


Medical School, University of Maryland School of Medicine - 2008


Residency, Pediatrics Walter Reed Army Medical Center - 2011


Internship, Pediatrics Walter Reed Army Medical Center - 2009