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Dr. Ruben A. Quintero

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Director Fetal Therapy

Phone: (305) ***-****  
Email: r***@***.org
Local Address:  Florida , United States
Jackson Memorial Hospital
1611 N. W. 12Th Avenue West Wing 279
Miami , Florida 33136
United States

Company Description: Jackson Memorial Hospital ( is an accredited, non-profit, tertiary care hospital and the major teaching facility for the University of Miami School...   more

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Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Dr Ruben A Quintero, ..., 18 June 2014 [cached]
Dr Ruben A Quintero, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Jackson Memorial Hospital and director of the Jackson Fetal Therapy Institute in Florida, US, discussed intrauterine management, sharing his pioneering work in the field of operative fetoscopy to treat birth defects in utero using minimally invasive techniques.
Fetal Therapies, 16 April 2014 [cached]
Dr. Rubén Quintero is director of the Jackson Fetal Therapy Institute and the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, is widely known for developing the field of operative fetoscopy to treat birth defects in utero using minimally invasive techniques. He pioneered the selective laser surgery technique to treat twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) and proposed the staging classification of TTTS that is used worldwide. Dr. Quintero, board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine, is one of a few physicians who performs laser surgery to correct the syndrome. He has also developed the surgical techniques to treat in utero amniotic bands, congenital diaphrag-matic hernias, fetal tumors and other fetal and placental disorders.
Fetal Hope Foundation: fetal development, fetal distresses and fetal syndromes. :, 21 May 2010 [cached]
Fetal Hope will also welcome leading fetal surgeon, Dr. Ruben Quintero. Quintero's medical teams will join him from his past tenure at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital in Tampa,to those on his current team with nearby Jackson Memorial Hospital...
The use of lasers in fetal surgery may become more widespread, if Dr Ruben Quintero of the Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy in Tampa, Fla., has his way. Quintero successfully separated...
Twinlines - Summer 1999, 1 July 1999 [cached]
Dr. Rubén Quintero, a pioneer in the field of intrauterine endoscopic surgery, and his associates, Drs. J. Angel, C. Kalter, W. Morales, and G. Giannina are currently treating the following conditions with in utero surgical techniques: twin-twin transfusion syndrome, acardiac twin, fetal bladder obstruction, and amniotic band syndrome.
Editor's Note: Mary Allen and Patty Bornick, who graciously contributed this article, are nurses who work with Dr. Quintero at the Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy at St. Joseph Women's Hospital in Tampa, Florida.
Paula Malone and Jill MacNiven spent a week with Dr. Quintero, Mary Allen, R.N., and their team in January of this year.
Dr. Quintero started the Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy in 1996 at St. Joseph's Hospital for Women in Tampa, Florida.Since then, Dr. Quintero has become one of the leading inutero laser therapy experts, in the U.S.
Dr. Quintero has pioneered the effort to perfect the surgery.Moreover, he has done a very good job of it.We cannot possibly tell you everything we learned, however, we will try to share with you our great experience.One of the most important items we learned was that Dr. Quintero has perfected locating the specific blood vessels that connect disproportionately in the placenta, making the surgery even more successful than ever.
Dr. Quintero has trained several Doctors and nurses on his staff to collectively perform laser surgery.The "team" is knowledgeable on all techniques, patient cases, and providing state of the art care.This team has proven repeatedly that they are quite a success.They have performed over 85 surgeries in the last few years, resulting in a 75% success rate for saving at least one twin.Dr. Quintero and Mary Allen, R.N. are very educated on TTTS, offering support and hands on medical care as needed throughout the say at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, before and after the surgery.
Dr. Quintero spent several hours discussing many of our lingering questions with him.
Local Family Hosts 2nd Annual TTTS Race for Hope to Raise Awareness of Life-Threatening Pregnancy Condition, 9 Nov 2005 [cached]
They consulted with world-renown fetal surgeon Rubin Quintero, M.D., with the Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, (FIFDiT), who is one of only a few surgeons nationwide that will perform a life-saving in utero surgery to help limit the damaging effects of TTTS.
"We were so thankful to Dr. Quintero and to the hospital staff who safely delivered and cared for our girls," she said.
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