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Ruben Alberto Quintero, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Telemedicine
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Miami, FL 33146
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(786) 438-0711

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About Ruben Alberto Quintero MD

Ruben Alberto Quintero, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Miami, FL. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Telemedicine.

Ruben Quintero has received the following awards:

Location

The Fetal Institute 3850 Bird Rd Ste 401 Miami, FL 33146
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Specialties

Dr. Ruben Alberto Quintero has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Ruben Alberto Quintero has the following 3 areas of expertise

  • Hot Flashes
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Menopause

Awards

6 Awards

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

Education

39 Years Experience

Yale University School Of Medicine

Residency

Universidad Central De Venezuela Escuela De Medicina Luis Razetti

Graduated in 1983

Dr. Ruben Alberto Quintero Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Self Pay

More about Dr. Ruben Alberto Quintero

Dr. Quintero developed the field of operative fetoscopy to treat birth defects in utero via a minimally-invasive approach by designing surgical instruments and techniques.

He pioneered the selective laser surgery technique to treat twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) and the staging classification of TTTS that is used worldwide. He is one of a few physicians who performs laser surgery to correct the syndrome.

Dr. Quintero is known for creating the field of operative fetoscopy. He has invented several surgical procedures, including the selective laser photocoagulation of communicating vessels (SLPCV) technique to treat twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), umbilical cord occlusion for discordant anomalous twins, fetal cystoscopy, direct fetal laryngoscopy, lysis of amniotic bands, amniopatch and the percutaneous fetoscopic approach for the antenatal correctionof open spina bifida, among others.

He proposed the staging classification of TTTS that is used worldwide for this condition, as well as an ultrasound index to measure fetal lung, independent of gestational age (the Quantitative Lung Index). He has designed fetoscopic instruments and medical devices specifically for fetal therapy.

Dr. Quintero has authored more than 120 scientific papers as well as abstracts and book chapters. He is the editor of the first book on minimally invasive fetal surgery, Diagnostic and Operative Fetoscopy, published in 2002, and the editor of the first book on TTTS, Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, published in 2007.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine and a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Lancet, Prenatal Diagnosis, Fetal Therapy, among others.

Dr. Quintero is founder of the USFetus, a fetal therapy research consortium with over 45 publications. He is currently at The Fetal Institute in Miami, FL.