Rodrigo Ruano, M.D.
Co-Director of Fetal Center at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
Clinical Interest: Fetal Surgery and Therapy, Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, Minimally Invasive Fetal Therapy and Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Baylor College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Baylor Plaza
MS: BCM 610
Houston, Texas 77030
Dr. Rodrigo Ruano serves as professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine and Co-director of Texas Children’s Fetal Center at Pavilion for Women.
Dr. Ruano received both his MD and PhD from University of Sao Paulo. After completing his residency in Paris, France, he pursued specialty training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Paris V and University of Versailles, France. He is an active member of the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society (IFMSS) and International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG).
Dr. Ruano focuses his clinical efforts on developing and investigating new fetal minimally invasive fetal therapies such as fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion (FETO) for congenital diaphragmatic hernia, fetal cystoscopy for fetal bladder obstruction and fetoscopic laser ablation for twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
Dr. Ruano's other clinical interests include lower urinary tract obstruction syndrome (posterior urethral valves), fetal myelomeningocele, fetal imaging using 3D ultrasound and magentic resonance imaging, amniotic bands, fetal lung lesions and fetal tumors.