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Dr. Ernesto Ruas MD

Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons in Tampa, FL

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Dr. Ernesto Ruas specializes in plastic reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery, general surgery in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Ernesto Ruas has been compared 84 times. Details of Dr. Ruas' 34 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Johns Hopkins University are available on your free doctor report.

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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Ernesto Ruas identified specializing in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery
A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction, or replacement of physical defects of form or function, involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hand, extremities, breast and trunk, and external genitalia. He/she uses aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials, and in tumor surgery is required.
and General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist.
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Dr. Ruas is affiliated with 1 hospital:

St. Joseph's Hospital
3001 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33677

Education

Dr. Ruas attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and graduated in 1980 having 34 years experience.

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