Dr. Rene Paez

Dr. Rene A. Paez was born and raised in the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. After graduating from Colegio Maristas in 1987, he continued his higher education and received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), in Troy, New York. Rensselaer ranks among the top 50 universities in the United States and is well known in the technology, research, and engineering fields. At the core of RPI’s educational approach “is the application of science to the common purposes of life.” Continuing this philosophy along with his desire to help others, Dr. Paez decided to enter medical school.

He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School and completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2000. As a resident, Dr. Paez excelled as a physician and gained the trust, respect, and confidence of his attending physicians and peers and was named Administrative Chief Resident in charge of 36 resident doctors.

Dr. Paez went into private practice in Clearwater, Florida for two years before joining the team at South Miami OB-GYN Associates in 2003. In addition to his position at South Miami OB-GYN Associates, Dr. Paez currently serves as Chief of Service for the OB-GYN department at South Miami Hospital. Dr. Paez is board-certified and has received numerous awards including the Gynecological Endocrinology Award from the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Paez is also an SRC accredited Master Surgeon in Robotics for GYN, specializing in Fibroids and Endometriosis.

Dr. Paez is proud to be a second-generation OB-GYN, his father Dr. Rene Paez Sr., studied medicine in Cuba and Spain and practiced for more than 30 years in Puerto Rico before retiring. Dr. Paez enjoys sailing, soccer and traveling with his family.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Colegio Maristas
Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
University of Puerto Rico Medical School

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

South Miami Hospital

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

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