Welcome to Our Practice
Welcome to the cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery practice of Ernesto J. Ruas, MD, FACS. We invite you learn more about the options available to you through our Practice. Explore our website and please contact us if you have any questions.
Learn more about the years of experience our staff has providing the patients with attentive and professional care.
Rosa De La Cruz, Patient Care Liaison
Rosa has been with our Team since 2010. She has served the medical and pediatric fields for over 22 years. Her expertise in the insurance, referral and authorization system make her an intricate part of our day to day functions. Rosa is a certified Spanish medical interpreter, which greatly enhances communication with our patients.
As receptionist and front office assistant, she’s usually the first member of our Team you will meet and she’ll make sure you have a pleasant experience and feel comfortable with the care you receive.
You may contact her by phone (813) 259-1550 or by e-mail RDelacruz@DrRuas.com
Cathy Conley, RN, CPSN, Practice Manager
Cathy joined our practice in December 2005, having worked closely with Dr. Ruas for the previous 15 years as the Regional Craniofacial Program Supervisor. Known for her compassion and excellent patient education skills, Cathy communicates with patients and families answering questions and easing any concerns they may have. Her outstanding coordination skills and attention to detail ensure that each patient’s individual needs are addressed. Cathy is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses and the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses. As a Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse she assists Dr. Ruas in the office and the operating room and provides patients with a feminine point of view to help ease their concerns and apprehension.
You may contact her by phone (813) 259-1550 or by e-mail CConley@DrRuas.com