Dr. Ramirez has been a board certified family physician for the past 28 years. He has experience practicing in a number of different environments, including as the chief medical officer of a rural Indian Reservation in Montana, as a staff model HMO physician, a federally qualified community health center physician, and his own private practice for 18 years. Dr. Ramirez has experience caring for patients of all ages and stages of life. Throughout his career, Dr. Ramirez has been a teacher and mentor for medical students as well as other health care professional learners. Dr. Ramirez is fluent in English and Spanish and has a particular interest in cross cultural medicine including missions work.
His years of experience has taught him that fundamental to the practice of medicine is to see people as fellow travelers with full lives of hopes, dreams, aspirations, as well as worries. The key is to walk with his patients to guide, share, and assist in creative ways that ultimately “lightens the load” we all carry in life.