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Dr. Luis Rivera-Ramirez, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 76

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez

Dr. Luis Rivera-Ramirez, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Brooklyn, MD and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.


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(410) 350-2555

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
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Dr. Rivera-Ramirez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes Counseling
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Dr. Rivera-Ramirez performs Diabetes Counseling more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Diabetes Type 2
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Rivera-Ramirez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Male Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Luis Rivera-Ramirez, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Brooklyn, MD and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1974
U MD Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Usphs Hosp
Residency Hospital
1970
Usphs Hosp
Internship Hospital
1969
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
1972
1970
1969

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Dr. Rivera-Ramirez's Reviews

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4.0

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1 Star
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Have been a patient of Dr. Rivera since 2012. Great doctor who listens, cares, and is attentive with great bedside manner. His physical office staff ( MA’s and Brenda at the desk). However , since his office switched to a “call center” to field refills/ appointments/ etc there is nothing but...Read More
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Asking for a prescription refill or change of prescription from this health care provider is so hard. You have to call him up several times before he acts up on your request. His secretaries are great, they've handled each patient with care and they will do their best to help you out. On the...Read More
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Dr. Ramirez is a very nice man. However, he has me listed as a Type 2 when I am Type 1 and treatment may be different. It is impossible to make an appointment or call the office. They never fill prescriptions in a timely manner. Just recently, I had to drive to the office 3 times to get samples...Read More
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I have been a patient for 10 years and he is absolutely wonderful. He puts you at ease and is very patient, never rushing you. I have recommended him to friends and family.
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