Member since Jan '08

Working languages:
English to Spanish
French to Spanish

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November 2020

Diego Cruz, MD

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Local time: 18:15 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Spanish (Variants: US, Latin American) Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Training, Sales
Specializes in:
Cosmetics, BeautyMarketing / Market Research
Medical (general)Medical: Cardiology
Medical: Health CareMedical: Instruments
Medical: PharmaceuticalsGenetics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 700, Questions answered: 337, Questions asked: 8
Payment methods accepted Check, Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries Dr Cruz's Medical Glossary
Translation education Other - Saint George's School
Experience Years of experience: 16. Registered at Jul 2006. Became a member: Jan 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (Universidad Javeriana - Medical Doctor)
French to Spanish (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Acrobat XI, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7, memoQ 2013 R2, Photoshop CC, SmartFTP, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Training sessions attended Trainings
I specialize in the translation and editing of:

• Clinical Trial Protocols
• Informed Consent Forms
• Medical Protocols
• Scientific Manuscripts
• Journal articles
• Study protocols, Informed Consents and CRF’s for clinical trials (pharmacological / devices)
• Pharmaceutical Protocols
• Medical reports and reviews
• Standard Operating Procedures for pharmaceutical products and for medical devices
• Medical records and hospital discharge summaries
• Description and specifications for medical devices and instruments
• Medical and Health Care websites, newsletters and marketing materials
• Pharmaceutical summaries and package inserts
• Medical devices training materials
• Pharmaceutical sales force training materials
• Medical news and press releases
• Patient / public education materials and brochures


• Medical Doctor (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana – Bogotá - Colombia)
• Marketing Specialist (Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano)


• My translation output is usually 2,000-3,000 words/day and on urgent/rush projects 3,500-4,500 words/day


• Wide bilingual reference library (medical specialized dictionaries and other pharmaceutical books)
• Intel Pentium core i-5 based PC, with over 4 Gb RAM memory, running Office 2010, memoQ, SDL Studio, compression software.


• Several years of professional medical practice
• Fully bilingual (English/Spanish/English) freelance translator and consultant for various pharmaceutical companies.
• Colombian native, educated in a fully bilingual school (English-Spanish-English).
• Developed and administered a US$3 million dollars annual budget pharma product line.
• Launched 3 new psychiatric and neurological products to the Colombian pharmaceutical marketplace.


• No minimum flat fee
• My translation rates are quoted on a per-project basis, starting at U.S. $ 0.10 per source word and rush rates are also quoted on a per-project basis, depending on the length and complexity of the source-language text, as well as the due date or deadline.


• Feel free to send me a small (< 400-word) text sample (english or spanish) for translation free of charge


• Translation into Spanish of Endoscopy Devices Training Materials for an american medical devices manufacturing company.
• Translation into Spanish of dossiers corresponding to pharmaceutical products for an Egyptian pharmaceutical company.
• Edition and translation of several manuals for a company that manufactures patient monitoring systems.
• Information memorandums, bills, decrees, legal concepts for international consultants based in the USA and UK in charge of projects within the public sector.
• Translation into Spanish of a software called "Developmentor" developed by Personnel Decisions International, for an international pharmaceutical company based in the United States. 13-months assignment.
• Translation of two SAP Manuals (Sales/Distribution - Inventories) for a company in the industrial sector in Bogotá.
• 15 months of continuous work for the Consortium in charge of selling the ETB (Bogotá state-owned telephone company).
• Protocols, essays, and general correspondence for various companies in the pharmaceutical/cosmetics sector.
• Tenders, contracts, terms of references for bids, procedures, notebooks, standards and practices manuals and general correspondence for various companies in the pharmaceutical industry.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 728
PRO-level pts: 700

Language (PRO)
Spanish to English54
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Medical (general)282
Medical: Health Care110
Medical: Pharmaceuticals94
Medical: Instruments59
Marketing / Market Research32
Medical: Cardiology24
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