Dr. Carmen Ramos-Irizarry, MD

Dr. Carmen Ramos-Irizarry, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Carmen Ramos-Irizarry, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus in 1989 and specializes in pediatric surgery.Read her story

11760 SW 40th St Ste 722

Miami, FL 33175

Contact Information

(305) 559-1883

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
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more than 96% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 94% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Ramos-Irizarry's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ramos-Irizarry "Dr. Carmen Ramos-Irizarry is a board certified Pediatric General Surgeon. After graduating from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1989, she completed her General Surgery residency in a combined program with Harvard University and the University of Puerto Rico. Her Pediatric Surgery Residency training was completed at the Hospital for Sick Kids, in Toronto, Ontario. She is a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserves. She has a Masters degree in Clinical Investigation from the University of Puerto Rico and is currently enrolled in a Master's of Public Health program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research interests include health disparities in minorities, access to medical and surgical care, trauma in children and health outcomes of congenital conditions. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ramos-Irizarry "I believe in spending time with the patient and their parents during all their encounters with me. It is important to have a one to one conversation, paying attention to details. It is also important to think ahead and anticipate problems and solutions. I always have plan A, B and C in my mind and I am very open discussing all possibilities with the patients and their families. Teamwork and good communication are essential for providing excellent care. I believe in empowering the patient and their families with the best information as to allow them to make informed decisions regarding their health. "

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Still's Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ventral Hernia

43  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramos-Irizarry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Carmen Ramos-Irizarry, MD
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Very passionate doctor who cares for her patients. Would absolutely to family and friends.
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De. Ramos has been excellent with the care of our son. He has had two surgeries. Both have been very successful. We had taken our son to the hospital ER and his diagnosis went unseen. Thank you Dr. Ramos for everything.
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Dr Ramos Irizarry performed 3 major surgeries on my infant son saving his life. Her and her team were amazing and you can tell they love what they do. They took my son in to emergency surgery on a Friday night because she could not go home without finding the problem- thank God she did, it saved...Read More
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Sometimes for lack of time we don't left a review for a doctor, without analyzing that with our post we can help other parents to choose the best option for their children. Doctor Ramos is a perfectionist in her work, she is an example of discipline and perseverance, communicates well with parents...Read More
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