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Dr. Ruben A. Quintero M.D.

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Director Fetal Therapy

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

Employment History

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  • 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.
Baptist Press - CULTURE DIGEST: 2012 summer Olympians' faith is on display - News with a Christian Perspective, 6 July 2012 [cached]
They can cause bleeding, which can cause the death of the baby," said Ruben Quintero, a pioneer in treating defects on unborn babies at the University of Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida.
In May 2010, Quintero and his colleague Eftichia Kontopoulos performed surgery on Leyna in utero, using an endoscope with the guidance of ultrasound to remove the tumor with a laser, according to the university.
The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently published an article by Quintero and Kontopoulos on the first removal of an oral tumor on an unborn child.
Click here to view medical procedures ..., 31 Oct 2008 [cached]
Click here to view medical procedures by Ruben QuinteroSurgeryU: Online Procedures from the World's Leading Surgeons
Helpful Information, 28 Jan 2006 [cached]
Dr. Rubén Quintero, Professor and Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida
"A world-renowned fetal surgeon, Dr Quintero is known for developing the current technique that selectively identifies and lasers vessels involved in Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) allowing each fetus to maintain its own blood volume. Dr Quintero proposed the staging classification of TTTS that is used worldwide. He has authored dozens of original scientific papers, book chapters and review. A frequently invited speaker at educational conferences, Dr. Quintero is the editor of the first book on minimally invasive fetal surgery, Diagnostic and Operative Fetoscopy, published in 2002."
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