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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Patient Appointments, Surgical Scheduling & Administration
Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeon
Aristides I. Cruz, Jr. MD is a Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions in children and adolescents. His areas of interest include traumatic injuries and fracture care, treatment of pediatric and adolescent sports related conditions, and general pediatric orthopaedics.
Dr. Cruz obtained his undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Medford, MA where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biopsychology and Classical Studies. During his time at Tufts University, Dr. Cruz was captain of both the Cross Country and Track & Field teams, obtained All-Conference, and All-New England honors, was an Academic All-American as well as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He went on to obtain his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.
Dr. Cruz completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale University in New Haven, CT. After residency, he went on to serve in the United States Air Force as an Orthopaedic Surgeon where he was honored with multiple awards including the Air Force Commendation medal. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, Dr. Cruz furthered his training, completing a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Cruz is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an Associate Member of the Arthroscopy Association of America, and a Candidate Member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Association of North America. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
2 Dudley St.
100 Butler Dr.
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2 Dudley Street, Suite 200
Providence, RI 02905
100 Butler Drive
Providence, RI 02906
345 Valley Rd.
Middletown, RI 02842
1405 South County Trail, Building 5
East Greenwich, RI 02818