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photo E. Raymund Ramirez, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore
200 Lothrop Street, 933 West MUH
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
BS Biochemistry, Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN), 2006
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN), 2010
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, PA), 2013
Research Interest
Recent Presentations:

A Case of Mistaken Identities: Inappropriate IV Opana Use Causing TTP-like Illness. Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine, April 2017.

Not Your Typical Pancreatitis: A Psoas Pseudocyst. Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine, April 2017. Authors: S Kakar, C Manzo, S Hapak, J Al Hashash, R Ramirez, A Kohli

You Know What Happens When You Psoas-sume. Poster. American College of Gastroenterology, October 2016. Authors: C Manzo, S Kakar, S Hapak, J Al Hashash, R Ramirez, A Kohli
Clinical Interest
Dr. Ramirez is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine who joined the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 2013. Previously, he earned both his undergraduate and medical degrees at Indiana University before completing his internal medicine residency at UPMC. Dr. Ramirez is currently a daytime hospitalist supervising 2nd and 3rd year residents on the Junior Hospitalist rotation and providing didactic instruction to the residents on the rotation. Dr. Ramirez also is a core hospitalist at Magee Womens Hospital providing primary hospital care as well as consultative services.
Educational Interest
Along with working with residents, interns and medical students on the housestaff teams, Dr. Ramirez presents didactic lectures for our Junior Hospitalist Residents. He is also a facilitator in several medical school courses including Medical Interviewing, Advanced Physical Exam, and Population Health.
Selected Publications:
Zhang, J, Ryder, KD, Bethel, JA, Ramirez, R, Duncan, RL. PTH-induced Actin Depolymerization Increases Mechanosensitive Channel Activity to Enhance Mechanically Stimulated Ca2+ Signaling in Osteoblasts. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2006; 21(11): 1729-37.
Kasi, PM, Ramirez, R, Rogal, SS, Littleton, K, Fasanella, KE. Gallbladder Agenesis. Case Reports in Gastroenterology. 2011; 5(3): 654-62.
Notable Achievements
Member, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2014