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.
Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.'s Videos
Education and Training
University of the East College of Medicine Medical Degree 1974
Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.'s Expert Contributions
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
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
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
- Ambulatory Community Pediatrics
Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.'s Practice location
MEMPHIS, TN 38115Get Direction
Memphis, TN 38127Get Direction
Ms. Dinia Cruz, M.D.'s reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Cruz
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.
- Anxiety Increases the Risk of Heart Attack
As men age, their risk of heart attack rises, especially if they are prone to anxiety. In a 12-year study, anxiety was found to increase the risk of heart attack by 30% to 40% in men who are anxious when compared to men who are calmer, irrespective of other personality and risk factors. In this...
- Glucose Monitor May Eliminate Need for Finger Stick
A novel system that has already been approved has a revolutionary technology to monitor blood sugar levels. It works with a small sensor that is placed on the arm of the person being monitored and gives reports minute by minute.Glucose monitoring is something that people with diabetes should do...
- Pregnancy and Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson's disease happens to only 5% of women before the age of 40, with less than 400 women who are younger than 50 years old diagnosed with the disease in the United States. This is why pregnancy in patients with Parkinson's Disease is uncommon and a rare occurrence.There have been previous...
- The Value of Clinical Intuition: Kids also Experience Drug Side Effects
Clinical intuition is difficult to describe. Personally, it is the art of integrating nonverbal information that a patient presents in order to reach a diagnosis, reducing the need for diagnostic testing. This is especially important in children who often react differently to procedures, tests and...
- Treatment for Meningitis
The severity of meningitis varies from one person to another. In common cases, medications can help solve the problem and the person may recover within 1 to 3 weeks. But in cases where there is a risk of the infection spreading to the meninges, hospitalization and other confirmation tests might be...
- Is Meningitis Contagious?
Caused by bacteria and viruses, meningitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. The inflammation is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It can develop as a result of injury,...
- Dr. Dennis James Tanner MD920 Madison Ave Memphis TN 38163
- Dr. Tasha J Ford MD842 Jefferson Ave Memphis TN 38103
- Dr. Vaishali Jha MD50 N Dunlap St Memphis TN 38103
- Dr. Mark Andrew Snider D.O.2861 Broad Ave Memphis TN 38112
- Dr. Camilla R Forsythe MD6225 HUMPHREYS BLVD MEMPHIS TN 38120
- Dr. Joseph V Pollack MD50 N Dunlap St Memphis TN 38103