Department of Surgery

Ruy J. Cruz Jr., MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Surgical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Center, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

Education & Training

  • BS, Instituto Adventista de Ensina
  • MD, University of Santo Amaro School of Medicine
  • PhD, Univ of São Paulo Medical School
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery Residency, Santa Casa School of Medicine
  • Pancreatic Transplantation Fellowship, Beneficiência Portuguesa and Albert Einstein Hospitals
  • Multiorgan Transplantation Fellowship, Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute, UPMC

Representative Publications

Dr. Cruz's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Medical management of intestinal failure
  • Short gut syndrome
  • Autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction
  • Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation 

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