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Janet Cruz, MD

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  • Marker Icon UCR Health Inland Empire Women’s Health Center19330 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
  • Dash Icon Robotic Surgery
  • Dash Icon Endometriosis Excision
  • Dash Icon Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Dash Icon Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Dash Icon Uterine Fibroids
  • Dash Icon Ovarian Cysts
Medical Services
  • Check Icon Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Check Icon Gynecology
Hospital Affiliation
  • Dash Icon Corona Regional Medical Center
  • Dash Icon Rancho Springs Medical Center
  • Dash Icon Riverside Community Hospital
Training / Memberships
  • Dash Icon Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship at the University of California-Riverside
  • Dash Icon Endometriosis Excision Training in Fellowship
  • Dash Icon Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  • Dash Icon American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Dash Icon American Medical Association
  • Dash Icon American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Dash Icon American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Honors / Awards
  • Dash Icon Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Resident Achievement Award for Outstanding MIS Resident
  • Dash Icon The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Resident Award
Accepted Insurances
  • Check Icon Blue Cross
  • Check Icon Blue Shield
  • Check Icon IEHP
  • Check Icon Medi-Cal
  • Check Icon 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