BayCare Clinic in the News: From patient advocate to doctor’s colleague

Tue, Dec 6, 2022

In an interview with NBC 26 News, Dr. Jeffrey Dierberg, a plastic surgeon, and Nadia Sierra Ruiz, a licensed practical nurse with BayCare Clinic, shared the inspiring story of how they met and ended up working as colleagues at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.


Sierra Ruiz says Dierberg’s bedside manner and his care when her sister needed his medical expertise, greatly influenced her decision to become a nurse.


“You don’t always remember what people say to you, but you do remember the way they make you feel,” Sierra Ruiz says. “And I wanted to make people feel the way Dr. Dierberg made me, and my family feel during that time.”


The interview aired on Monday. It is available online. Watch here.


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