Dr. Ruscher joined the Pediatric Surgery program at PeaceHealth in 2013, upon completion of her fellowship training in pediatric surgery at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. She earned her medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine and completed residency in general surgery at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Ruscher’s goal is to provide the area with high-quality surgical care for the youngest patients. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery for the full range of pediatric conditions, including hernias and chest wall deformities. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family.