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Paloma Ruiz

Specialist at Miranza Clínica Muiños

Specialising in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus surgery in both children and adults.

Member of the Canary Islands Ophthalmology Society (SCO).

Member of the Spanish Ophthalmology Society (SEO).

Training

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of La Laguna. 1993 – 2000.

Specialist in Family and Community Medicine at UDMFyC Northern Zone in Las Palmas, 2002-2005. 

Specialist in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Complex of the Canary Islands, 2011-2015.

Diploma in Ophthalmology applications of contact lenses from the University of Valencia, 2014. 

External rota at Ramón y Cajal Hospital, Ophthalmology Department, Ocular Motility Unit, 2014. 

Master’s degree in Ophthalmology from Cardenal Herrera University, 2017.   

External rota at Moorfields Eye Hospital, 2018. 

Career

Resident in Family and Community Medicine for the Canary Island Health Service – Northern Zone, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2002-2005.

Attending physician specialising in Family and Community Medicine for the Canary Island Health Service – Northern Zone, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2006.

Attending physician in A&E at Hospiten Rambla, 2006-2007.

Attending physician specialising in Family and Community Medicine, Paediatrics, for the Canary Island Health Service – La Cuesta y Tacoronte, 2008.

Attending physician specialising in Family and Community Medicine, Primary Care Clinic, at the Canary Island Health Service – La Cuesta, 2008-2010.

Attending physician specialising in Family and Community Medicine, Outpatient Emergency Services, for the Canary Island Health Service – Normal Emergency Services, 2011.

Resident in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of the Canary Islands, 2011-2014.

Attending physical specialising in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of the Canary Islands, Strabology and Adnexa Unit, 2015-Present.

Specialist in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Miranza Clínica Muiños, 2021-Present.

Teaching Activity

Visiting lecturer on Family and Community Medicine, Family and Community Medicine Teaching Unit of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2006.

Scientific and Research Activity

Over 30 lectures and posters at national and international events, such as the meetings of the Canary Islands Ophthalmology Society, the Spanish Strabology and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society, the Spanish Uveitis Study Group Meeting, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the European Society of Retina Specialists, among others.

A dozen publications in national and international scientific journals, such as Archivos de la Sociedad Canaria de Oftalmología or the International Journal of Ophthalmology. 

Participation in research work, Ozdime study.