Luis I. De La Cruz, MD

Luis I. De La Cruz, MD

Principal Investigator



Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia


Internal Medicine

Southern Illinois University-School of Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care

University of Miami-School of Medicine

Sleep Disorders

Mount Siani Medical Center

Certification & Licensure

Medical License

South Carolina

American Board of Internal Medicine

Certification in Pulmonary Medicine Valid:2014-2024

American Board of Internal Medicine

Certification in Internal Medicine Valid:2012-2022

American Board of Internal Medicine

Certification in Critical Care Medicine Valid:2016-2026

American Board of Internal Medicine

Certification in Sleep Medicine Valid:2007-2017

Diplomat American Society of Sleep Medicine


Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

Certification: Nov 1998


Spartanburg Medical Center

Spartanburg, SC

Pelham Medical Center

Greer, SC

Union Medical Center


Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care

Spartanburg, SC

Mary Black Healthcare System, Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg and Gaffney, SC


Dr. Luis De La Cruz attended medical school in Lima, Peru and attended Southern Illinois University for his residency in Internal Medicine. He continued with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and his Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL.

He holds board certifications in Critical Care, Pulmonary Diseases, Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Sleep Services at the Cherokee Medical Center in Gaffney, SC, associated with Spartanburg Regional Health System. He is also the director of the Sleep Division at Upstate Lung and Critical Care. His specialized skills are used in Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at VitaLink. Dr. De La Cruz primarily works out of our Gaffney, Greenville and Spartanburg research facilities.

Dr. Delacruz had been working in the Upstate area since 2006, practicing medicine for Upstate Lung & Critical Care as well as being involved in the care of patients in the intensive care unit of Spartanburg Medical Center. He has also been involved in pharmaceutical research protocols since he moved to the Upstate area.