Ramon L Ruiz, DMD, MD is medical director of pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery and the craniofacial disorders program at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Dr. Ruiz is past chair of the Department of Children’s Surgery and serves as program director for the fellowship program. He is board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery and fellowship qualified in pediatric craniofacial surgery.
Dr. Ruiz graduated with honors from Florida State University before earning dental (DMD) and medical (MD) degrees from the University of Alabama and the University of North Carolina, respectively. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in pediatric craniofacial surgery at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery and Georgetown University Medical Center.
Dr. Ruiz practices maxillofacial and craniofacial surgery with an emphasis in reconstructive facial surgery, orthognathic surgery, repair of cleft lip and palate, and complex craniofacial conditions. He has dedicated his professional life to the care of individuals with facial differences.