Pediatric Surgeon Joins OU Physicians
Friday, September 06, 2013 - Campus News - Contact April Sandefer, (405) 271-5067
Alejandro Ruiz-Elizalde, M.D., a board-certified surgeon, has established his practice with OU Children's Physicians.
Ruiz-Elizalde completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed a residency at Columbia University, New York, N.Y., where he also earned his medical degree. He also completed a research fellowship at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York.
Ruiz-Elizalde is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Pediatric Surgical Association.
He sees patients at the OU Children's Physicians building, 1200 Children's Ave., Suite 2700. For an appointment, call (405) 271-4357.
OU Children's Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma's largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.
More than 175 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children's Physicians are board certified in children's specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.
OU Children's Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can't be helped elsewhere come to OU Children's Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children's Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children's emotional needs.
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