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About Dr. Ruth E Letizia
Dr. Ruth E Letizia, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Gilbert, AZ, with other offices in Mesa, AZ and San Tan Valley, AZ (and 1 other location). She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics. She speaks English.
Dr. Ruth E Letizia has 4 locations
36375 N Gantzel Rd Ste 103
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
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Dr. Ruth E Letizia has the following 1 specialty
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Ruth E Letizia has the following 5 expertise
- Pediatric Diabetes
Dr. Ruth E Letizia is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Ruth E Letizia - Posted on November 20th, 2018
Our family has had Dr. Letizia as our pediatrician for 8 yrs. & today we have made the decision to part ways. The issues: we dont feel valued, office staff schedules incorrectly and then they don't make it right, high turnover rate; especially, with regards to their referral coordinators, so referrals either don't get processed and/or if they do it can take weeks and yes months and then you still have to follow-up...unacceptable! When you walk in you come in through the sick side too get to the well side as they have no door on the well side at their new clinic on Crismon. So you are exposing your well kids to all the sick kiddos.There has also been a general lack of care not only from the staff but the Dr. as well as she forgets stuff easily and/or didn't notate something, etc. Resulting in having to follow-up again and it just gets frustrating. It is unfortunate as we even stood up for her when her own staff has bad talked her and I think as a family we deserve more from our pediatrician than this. So we bid your clinic adieu!
Doctor and staff that care!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ruth E Letizia - Posted on May 31st, 2014
Amazing dr love her!!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ruth E Letizia - Posted on January 10th, 2013
The Epitome of an Excellent Pediatrician
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ruth E Letizia - Posted on June 27th, 2012
Dr. Letizia is exactly the type of pediatrician that I was looking for to care for my son. She is warm, caring, and thorough!I was impressed by how much time she spent with us at our first appointment- I never felt rushed, and she was happy to answer all of the questions that I had. My son was in a horrible mood at his appointment, and cried through most of it, but Dr. Letizia (along with the rest of the staff at Sonoran Sky Pediatrics)was very patient and kind to him. I am very happy that I found this pediatrician, and I highly recommend her to other families looking for a doctor to care for their kids.
Caring, Observent Doc.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ruth E Letizia - Posted on January 4th, 2010
Dr. Letizia is a wonderful physician. She is obviously very passionate about giving her patients the best of care. You can tell she just loves children (and parents) and is very thorough in her exams. I love that she takes the time to carefully exam my children and then spends some time talking with me too. My kids have been seeing her since they were babies and she was a great caregiver to me too as I grew from a new mom to an old pro!
On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2014)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014, 2011, 2016, 2010)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012, 2010)
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.
21 Years Experience
New York Medical College
Graduated in 1997
Georgetown University Hospital
Dr. Ruth E Letizia Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Health Net AZ HMO ExcelCare Network
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Ruth E Letizia
I graduated from New York Medical College in 1998 and completed my Pediatric residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in 2001. I worked in private practice in Northern Virginia for five years and moved to Arizona in 2006. I opened our practice in November 2008, to help meet the growing need for quality pediatric care in the rapidly expanding east valley, especially for children with special health care needs. I am married, with four beautiful children. My spare time is devoted to being a wife and a mom. We are active in our church, but I love to read novels and cross-stitch when I have a few minutes to myself.
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