Meet Erika Ruiz, ARNP

Meet Erika Ruiz, ARNP

Erika Ruiz, ARNP is a board certified nurse practitioner and is the newest edition to our All Women Urology family. Erika was born in New York and moved to South Florida in 2002. She has received both her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Nursing at Florida Atlantic University. Erika has been a nurse since 2011 and has spent the past four years working as a circulating nurse in the Operating Room. InDecember she completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree at FAU, where her research focus was on childhood obesity. Her interests include spending time with her family and two dogs, yoga, Crossfit and cooking.

A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with additional specialized education. Education for nurse practitioners includes advanced nursing and selected medical studies as well as intensive clinical experience. Nurse Practitioner’s have close working relationships with physicians and develop special one-on-one relationships with patients. As skilled clinicians and patient educators, nurse practitioners are dedicated to providing patients with high quality care.