Dr. Ruiz graduated with honors from the University of Panama with a Medical Doctor degree. She specialized in urology at Panama’s Arnulfo Arias Madrid Hospital Center. In 2003, she completed laparoscopic urology training under the tutelage of Dr. Claude Abbou at the Henri Mondor Hospital, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, France.
Urology consultations, endourology for urinary stones and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using Holmium or Greenlight laser, surgery for vaginal prolapse, kidney transplant, robotic assisted surgery for prostate cancer (radical prostatectomy), kidney cancer, bladder cancer, pyeloplasty, adrenalectomy and donor nephrectomy. Medical and surgical management of urinary incontinence
Dr. Ruiz has done clinical rotations at UCLA, in female urology with Dr. Shlomo Raz and laparoscopic donor nephrectomy with Dr.Peter Schulam.
In 2006, Dr Ruiz was certified as kidney transplant surgeon by the Panamanian National Transplant Committee of the Ministry of Health. Dr. Ruiz is trained in laser treatment of urinary stones and prostate conditions (Greenlight, Holmium).
In 2009, Dr. Ruiz was trained by Dr. Claude Abbou in the use of the daVinci system for robotic-assisted surgery at Henri Mondor Hospital, France, and in 2012, she furthered her experience in robotic-assisted surgery at the Hermann Memorial Robotic Institute in Houston, Texas.
In Panama, Dr. Ruiz currently works as a urology surgeon at Punta Pacifica Hospital and Hospital Nacional, where she is a member of the Robotic Medicine group.
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