OB & GYN Specialist
Doctor Francisco Cruz was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador. He graduated with honors from Medical School from Universidad Catolica de Quito. During his university years he was member of both the University Soccer team and Mountain Bike team.
Doctor Cruz moved to Miami in 2003 to continue his career goals and was accepted at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami to complete his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. During his residency, he published and coauthored multiple papers, he was elected Administrative Chief Resident and won the John Ford Award for outstanding performance in gynecology as well as the William A. Little Society Best Chief Resident Award.
After completing residency Doctor Cruz stayed with UM and completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Ultrasound and became an Assistant Professor. He received the ACOG/CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education.
Doctor Cruz is Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Registered Diagnostic Sonologist. He specializes in minimally invasive gynecology, high risk pregnancy, cosmetic gynecology and ultrasound. He is one of the few south Florida doctors trained in the management of cervical and cesarean section scar ectopic pregnancies.
Joining the Bayshore team of doctors was another goal obtained. His partners have become a part of his family. Doctor Cruz is dedicated to giving the best to his patients by educating and treating them with the highest level of care.
Dr Cruz also has been featured on television shows on CNN, Univision, and Telemundo. He enjoys connecting with his patients, follow him on Instagram @eldoctorcruz
Doctor Cruz has two amazing children. He enjoys outdoor sports and family time.