Good morning Dr. Ruas:
I read today in the Palm Beach Post a story about a toddler who fell Friday from a balcony on a cruise ship who was flown to Tampa for face injury and thought of you. It brought back vivid memories of you operating on my daughter, when she was also a toddler and had been kicked by a horse. Some of it was a blur and yet other things I remember so vividly.
Anyway, I am writing to say you are awesome and we are all grateful you came into our lives when you did and how wonderful the people were to us at the Ronald McDonald House where we stayed.
My new husband and I are translating his friend’s book about euthanasia from French to English and maybe then Spanish and it is very interesting. His friend is a doctor in Belgian and his book will be on the market in October. I have also read you are helping many children from other countries get medical care. That is so awesome as we here in Panama, where we have built and organic farm, have been gathering prosthesis for the handicapped people that are less fortunate are in need.
Anyway, I wanted to write to say thank you once again for what you did for my daughter.
Again I find myself indebted to you for your skills and talents in my nose repair. It is so refreshing to be able to sleep without the frightening awakening of severe dry mouth and the subsequent panic attacks. I can now manage with a simple sleeping aide without the use of heavy anti-anxiety drugs. Yeah!
As always you and your office staff excel in your kindness and professionalism.
Again I write to you for your “talents and gifts” executed on my nose. My friends marvel at the results as do I both for this recent “easy one” and the continuation of the right side.
Your kindness and concern tempered with your honesty and humor are so appreciated. It makes the process so much more bearable as I deal better with the known than the unknown.
I am so blessed to be in your hands.
With deepest gratitude
When I first came to your office, I felt like I finally found someone who could give me hope in what had been a very long difficult struggle. I came to you with many facial difficulties. I had been to many doctors, but no one knew what to do until I met you, Dr. Ruas.
You took it all in stride and rose to the challenge. In one procedure you apologized for keeping me asleep for an extra 45 minutes while someone ran to get the equipment to make sure the cheek bones were exactly the right dimensions. But with each surgery things were made “right” as they possibly could and the change was phenomenal.
After being out yet again from work I came walking in with a new pair of “Hollywood” style sunglasses with only the new nose and cheek bones peeking out. I wish you had been there to hear all the gasps and wows that I received. My co-workers had to do a double take and said “I did not recognize you Kim! Wow, what a difference!”
Thank you so much for all you did. My life has truly been changed for the better.
Words are inadequate to express my gratitude for the care you have given me over the past two months. At our first consultation, I was impressed and reassured with your frankness in addressing my cancer and reconstruction. You teamwork with Dr. Pavlidakey has been most appreciated and comforting knowing we are all on the same page.
Throughout this process I have been more than pleased with your attention, your skill and yes your “genius”. My friends who have walked with me through the aftermath of my last surgery are in awe of where I am now as compared to where I was then. I, too, am in awe.
The time you have spent answering my endless questions and your concern and caring have been most supportive. I have felt your passion for what you do and have been a beneficiary of it as well as your dedication to your profession.
I feel very blessed to have you as my doctor in this chapter making what could have been a turbulent journey smooth and peaceful.
What you have done for Xayvion is truly amazing! I just can’t thank you enough. We appreciate your skill, talent and compassion.
Your talented and skillful hands are a gift from God, and you use this gift to create new lives and self- confidence for everyone you touch. G is blessed to have found you because I see a new attitude mixed with high spirits and a smile on his face every day. Your parents must be very proud of your humanitarian and charitable gifts you give so freely to others. Bless you and your family! Many thanks.
We can’t thank you enough for all you have done for Brody. Our lives would be much different if we had not met you. You gave our son the ability to breathe on his own, you fixed his forked tongue and created a palate for him. We will also never forget the day we almost lost Brody, you stepped in just at the right moment, pulled his tongue aside and saved him. There is no way we could ever say thank you enough. We are forever grateful.
We would like to thank you and your staff for all that you have done for Angelica over the years. You and your staff are the greatest people we know of, you always treated my daughter with respect and treated her like she was family; also all the while making sure that I had all the information that was needed for her treatments. It is our greatest wish that you and your staff have the Best Holiday and a Wonderful New Year…
Thank you so much, with all our gratitude.
We can’t thank you enough for the excellent job you did with Sally’s lip repair! She looks amazing! You are the smartest and kindest doctor I have ever met! You are in our thankful prayers! Thank you so much for taking such good care of her!
Thank you so very much for your compassionate care of our sweet John. He is a happy, beautiful three-year old! We are grateful to have found you, Dr. Ruas!
Please tell Dr. Ruas as one of my favorite doctors and after having him do
my facelift over 17 years ago, I am now just having a neck lift. The doctors
here in Newport News, Virginia cannot believe its been 17 years..and how
good i look. Yahoo and kudos to Dr. Ruas!!!! Please tell him I miss him
and Thank you for such a great job.. Wish I lived closer ..
Thank you so much for taking such good care of Sally! Her lip looks amazing. She has a beautiful smile that lights up the room! We are so grateful for the surgery you performed. We really just think you are the best doctor ever! We appreciate all the time and care you took with us!
Bryan & Lisa D.
Dear Dr. Ruas, Cathy, Rosa, and team,
We wanted to thank you for the time spent with us last Wednesday for the prenatal cleft consult. It meant so much and changed our outlook greatly. We look forward to his birth knowing that we are in good hands.