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Yudith Ruiz-Arias, APRN

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

About Dr. Ruiz-Arias

Yudith Ruiz-Arias received a Medical Degree from the Institute of Medical Science of Villa Clara Cuba where she also completed a residency in ophthalmology. She worked as an ophthalmologist in Cuba and an ophthalmology specialist in Nassau, Bahamas.

After moving to Florida, Yudith received her associate in science degree in vision care technology/opticianry at Miami Community College and worked as an optician and ophthalmic technician.

Yudith then went back to school at Florida International University to receive her Bachelor in Science of Nursing (Magna Cum Laude) and then Master Degree in Nursing where she graduated as Family Nurse Practitioner.

As a caring, loyal and dedicated practitioner, Yudith loves to help people and see the smile on a patient’s face after the improvement to their vision.


Originally from Cuba, Yudith moved to Florida in 1999 and has lived in Cape Coral since 2005. She and her husband, Jose Agustin, have been married since 1994 and are proud of their two children – Adrian, a retired Airman and cyber security specialist, and Beatriz, a microbiologist who is studying to become an optometrist.

Favorite Things

When not working, Yudth enjoys family gatherings, sewing, decorating, going to the beach and traveling.

Very professional and articulte with explanations and comments. Creats a comfortable atmosphere for guidance through the process.
Very valuable human resource.

rater8 Verified Patient
Rating : 5

Judith was top notch!! She is professional, caring, and genuinely excited for her patients when their eye sight improves. I would recommend her to anyone who needs cataract surgery.

Patient Submitted Review
Rating : 5

A wonderful doctor and not one moment did I feel like I was being rushed or did I feel like the doctor was rushing me spent all the time that was needed with me I really really appreciated her I look forward to seeing her again she was so sweet she even took the time to give me a hug before she finished with me thank you very much my name is Flo Flora molotir not James MacDonald the name is m o l e t t i e r e

Patient Submitted Review
Rating : 5

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