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Viviana F. Ruiz Barros, MD

  • Pediatric Anesthesia
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Viviana Ruiz Barros, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist at Shriners Northern California, where she specializes in pediatric and regional anesthesia for orthopedic, burn and general surgeries.

Dr. Ruiz Barros is committed to providing excellent, compassionate, evidence-based care to all of her patients. She recognizes the privilege that is caring for children and adolescents during some of their hardest times, and strives to create a positive experience for them and their families.

Dr. Ruiz Barros is delighted to have joined Shriners Children's. Her interests include student mentoring and outreach, gender equity and inclusion, professional development, and leadership. She is fluent in Spanish and (basic) Portuguese.

Pediatric Care


  • Pediatric Anesthesia

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • The American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • The American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
UC Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA
United States of America

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
United States of America

Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC)
Standford , CA
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

University of California, Davis


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