Dr. Hector Ramos, MD

Dr. Hector Ramos, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(28)
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Dr. Hector Ramos, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1981 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology and critical care surgery.

637 Lucas Ave # 101

Los Angeles, CA 90017

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 81% of peers
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
normal
more than 82% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ramos "Personal Care is more valuable than any amount of reimbersment. The physician patient relationship is a partnership aimed the patient's ultimate health and wellbeing."
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Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Critical Care Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Puerto Rico Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Carribean Cardivascular Clinic-Vascular Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Episcopal-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Puerto Rico Affiliates-Surgical Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh-Multi Organ Transplantation and Hepato-Biliary Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Southern California-Renal Transplantation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ramos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramos to family and friends
4.3
based on 28 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Ramos' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Santa Monica, CA |
I am a 83 years old cancer survival patient who had a 7 hours Whipple Procedure on April 13, 2017. I am still adjusting to the removal of part of my digestive system. I am glad I had this procedure done by Dr. Hector Ramos. He is the best surgeon I have had in my life. He cares about his...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Ramos is the best doctor...I had a very bad surgical procedure September 2016 with another doctor who blotched my surgery...the original surgery did not get done. It was a nightmare, and I didn't think I could go through with the surgery that needed to be done. I was so frightened and...more
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Found him loud, intimidating, cold, direct & untrustworthy. No compassion, sensitivity/honesty. Re. a horrific (proven rare) diagnosis, he lied stating it was very common. I felt pressured 2 have surgery with his, "do the surgery now or die tomorrow" attitude. I was lucky 2 have taken a different...more
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in Burbank, CA |
Dr. Ramos saved my life. He performed a whipple procedure on me and so far I have been recovering remarkably well. He took action as soon as he saw me in his office. Along the process every time I mentioned his name, other doctors would acknowledge him as an outstanding figure. Every time I dropped...more
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in Castaic, CA |
Dr. Ramos is one of a kind Surgeon. He went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable before and after my surgery. He treats his patients like family. I truly can not say enough about Dr. Ramos and his kind staff. Thank you so much.
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Hospitals where Dr. Ramos has admitting privileges

Good Samaritan Hospital
1225 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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LAC + USC Medical Center
2051 Marengo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Saint Vincent Medical Center
2131 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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