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Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.

Pediatrician | Pediatric Emergency Medicine

5/5(1)
848 Adams Ave Memphis Tennessee, 38105
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Dinia Cruz is a pediatric emergency medicine physician practicing in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Cruz specializes in providing care for critically ill and injured children. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians possess a vast amount of knowledge in areas such as neonatology, critical care and forensic pediatrics. Children involved in automobile accidents, child abuse or near-drowning episodes are frequent cases treated by pediatric emergency medicine physicians.

Education and Training

University of the East College of Medicine Medical Degree 1974

Provider Details

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Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.
Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.'s Expert Contributions
  • Can Urgent Care treat a blood clot?

    It’s best to go to ER to find out what’s causing a blood clot and how to prevent from recurring. It also needs some blood work up . This condition needs immediate attention. READ MORE

  • How can I deal with nose bleeds in my child?

    It looks like the nose bleed had gotten worse where it needs intervention from ENT specialist. Have your Pediatrician refer you to one to possibly cauterize or stop the bleeding blood vessel. READ MORE

  • Are hallucinations serious?

    It’s something that you need to discuss with your Primary Care, so you can be referred to a Psychiatrist to get a good history and evaluation and maybe medications. READ MORE

Fellowships

  • Ambulatory Community Pediatrics

Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.'s Practice location

Le Bonheur Children\'s Hospital

848 Adams Ave -
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
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New patients: 901-626-3510, 866-870-5570

5735 NANJACK CIRCLE -
MEMPHIS, TN 38115
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New patients: 901-729-6522
Fax: 901-572-1908

Practice At 2574 Frayser Blvd

2574 Frayser Blvd -
Memphis, TN 38127
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New patients: 901-785-8692

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Patient Experience with Dr. Cruz


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Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D. has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 1 patient. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pediatrician in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Dinia Cruz, who serves patients in Memphis, Tennessee.

A prominent pediatrician, Dr. Cruz works with patients at her private practice in Memphis, Tennessee. She can also be found on staff at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital.

Before embarking on her professional journey, Dr. Cruz earned her medical degree from the University of the East College of Medicine in the Philippines in 1974. After relocating to the United States, she completed her residency in pediatrics at the Jewish Medical Center (now Interfaith Medical Center) in 1980, and her fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Ambulatory Community Pediatrics, Nassau University Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital Long Island.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends individuals be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. Pediatricians provide medical care to people ranging in age from newborns to young adults. They are trained to examine, diagnose, and treat children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses through all of their developmental stages, as they grow and mature.

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