Education and Training

Medical School

MD - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Residency

Otolaryngology - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Otolaryngology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Investigation - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Ahmed O, Gallant S, Ruiz R, Wang B, Shapiro WH, Voigt EP. Validity of the Hum Test, a Simple and Reliable Alternative to the Weber Test. Submitted. Laryngoscope. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2018 Jun;127(6):402-405. doi: 10.1177/0003489418772860.

Benedict PA, Ruiz R, Yoo M, Verma A, Ahmed OH, Wang B, Dion GR, Voigt A, Merati A, Rosen CA, Amin MR, Branski RC. Laryngeal distribution of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in a previously untreated cohort. Laryngoscope. 2018 Jan;128(1):138-143.

2017

Benedict PA, Ruiz R, Verma A, Dion GR, Oh P, Wang B, Ahmed OH, Hiwatashi N, Bing R, Victor K, Hu KS, Johnson A, Branski RC, Amin MR. The effects of concurrent chemoradiation therapy to the base of tongue in a preclinical model. Laryngoscope. 2017 Dec 27.

2015

Taliercio S, Cespedes M, Born H, Ruiz R, Roof S, Amin MR, Branski RC. Adult-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis: a review of disease pathogenesis and implications for patient counseling. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jan;141(1):78-83.

2014

Born H, Ruiz R, Verma A, Taliercio S, Achlatis S, Pitman M, Gandonu S, Bing R, Amin MR, Branski RC. Concurrent oral human papilloma virus infection in patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis: a preliminary study. Laryngoscope. 2014 Dec;124(12):2785-90.

Ruiz R, Achlatis S, Verma A, Born H, Kapadia F, Fang Y, Pitman M, Sulica L, Branski RC, Amin MR. Risk factors for adult-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Laryngoscope. 2014 Oct;124(10):2338-44.

Ruiz R, Jeswani S, Andrews K, Rafii B, Paul BC, Branski RC, Amin MR. Hoarseness and laryngopharyngeal reflux: a survey of primary care physician practice patterns. JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery 2014; 140:192-196.

Ruiz R, Achlatis S, Sridharan S, Wang B, Fang Y, Branski RC, Amin MR. The effect of antireflux therapy on phonomicrosurgical outcomes: a preliminary retrospective study. Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation 2014; 28:241-244.

Govil N, Rafii BY, Paul BC, Ruiz R, Amin MR, Branski RC. Glucocorticoids for vocal fold disease: a survey of otolaryngologists. Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation 2014; 28:82-87

2013

Sridharan S, Achlatis S, Ruiz R, Jeswani S, Fang Y, Branski RC, Amin MR. Patient-based outcomes of in-office KTP ablation of vocal fold polyps. The Laryngoscope 2013.

Rafii B, Taliercio S, Achlatis S, Ruiz R, Amin MR, Branski RC. Incidence of underlying laryngeal pathology in patients initially diagnosed with laryngopharyngeal reflux. The Laryngoscope 2013.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Lee EQ, Ruiz R, Lebowitz R, Roland JT, Jethanamest D, Givi BG. Donor Site Complications of Free Fat Transfer in Otolaryngologic Procedures. Poster session presented at: Triological Society’s 2018 Combined Sections Meeting; 2018 January 18-21; Scottsdale, AZ.

2017

Benedict, PA, Ruiz, R, Yoo, M, Verma, A, Ahmed, OH, Wang, B, Dion, GR, Voigt, A, Merati, A, Rosen, CA, Amin, MR, Branski, RC (April, 2017). The Distribution of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis in a Previously Untreated Cohort. Poster presented at: Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, American Laryngological Association; San Diego, CA, USA.