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Janet Cruz, MD

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  • UCR Health Inland Empire Women’s Health Center
    19330 Jesse Lane, Suite 100
    Riverside, CA 92508


English, Spanish
Patient Philosophy
My patients' most common feedback to me is that they feel heard for the first time. After years of experience, I developed a deep understanding of the importance of personalized care and the impact it has on patient outcomes. I strive to create a compassionate and supportive environment. I believe that attentive listening allows me to truly understand each patient's unique needs and concerns. I ensure that my patients feel heard, valued and empowered. I am driven by a desire to make a positive impact in the lives of my patients.
Provider Bio
Janet Cruz, MD specializes in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at the UCR Women’s Health Center with a focus in Chronic Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids. She has completed a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and performs both Robotic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Cruz has previously worked as a Surgical Education Chief and has completed Advanced Gynecology Clerkship at Orlando Health Hospital during her residency training. Dr. Cruz is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Personal Highlights
  • What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Dancing, hiking, CrossFit, and cycling.


Areas of Interest
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Endometriosis Excision
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Ovarian Cysts
Medical Services
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital Affiliation
  • Corona Regional Medical Center
  • Rancho Springs Medical Center
  • Riverside Community Hospital
Training / Memberships
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship at the University of California-Riverside
  • Endometriosis Excision Training in Fellowship
  • Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Honors / Awards
  • Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Resident Achievement Award for Outstanding MIS Resident
  • The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Resident Award
Accepted Insurances
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • IEHP
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicare
We accept most major PPOs and HMOs. If you have questions about your insurance provider, our team will be happy to help.


Medical School
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago, Illinois
  • Pennsylvania Hospital – Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Mercy Hospital Medical Center – Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • University of California, Riverside – Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
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