Dr. Carruth was born and educated in California. He has practiced in South Orange County since 1979, and served as Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at both South Coast Medical Center and Mission Hospital. He has also been on the staff of Women's Hospital at Saddleback Memorial Hospital and Children's Hospital at Mission since their foundation. He continues to serve on the Quality Assurance Committee at Mission Hospital.
Dr. Carruth and his wife, Pat, have been married for more than 30 years and have five children. He has been active with his Church and with Boy Scouts. He enjoys gardening and bicycling.
This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.