Dr. Hector Ramos, MD
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Complex General Surgical Oncology | Male

Care Philosophy

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.

Biography

Dr. Hector Ramos, MD is a complex general surgical oncology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Ramos is affiliated with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, LAC + USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC, Good Samaritan Hospital and Saint Vincent Medical Center.

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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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
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 tramatized. After I healed and knew that there was nothing I could do but have the surgery . Than GOD put Dr. Ramos in my path. He was amazing.
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 route & not do surgery, that most likely would've killed me. More than a year now & I'm doing good w/natural treatment. Don't trust doctors- all they see is $$. What a dirty business.
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 his name doors would open. I would like to extend my gratitude to his exceptional staff who stand alongside him. For me every day brings a new opportunity which comes courtesy of Dr. Hector Ramos.
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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      Dr. Ramos' Care Philosophy

      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.

      Dr. Ramos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Complex General Surgical Oncology
      •  Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Bile Duct Obstruction
      • Biliary Cancer
      • Biliary Dyskinesia
      • Cancer
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gallbladder Diseases
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • 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
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1981

      • Internship Hospital
        University Puerto Rico Hosps

        Completed in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        Carribean Cardivascular Clinic-Vascular Residency
        Hospital Episcopal-General Surgery
        University Of Puerto Rico Affiliates-Surgical Residency
        University Of Southern California
      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Pittsburgh-Multi Organ Transplantation and Hepato-Biliary Surgery
        University Of Southern California-Renal Transplantation
      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Miami

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Complex General Surgical Oncology
      • Critical Care Surgery

      Procedures Performed

      • 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