Dr. Roque Ramirez, MD

Dr. Roque Ramirez, MD

General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Ramirez specializes in General Surgery and practices in Corpus Christi, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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  • 3

    has received 3 Sanctions

    • Conviction relating to fraud
    • Action Taken:Revocation
    • Felony conviction
    • Action Taken:Suspension
    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:Surrender
  • 0
    Board Actions


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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wound Repair

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Texas.

    • 3

      Dr. Ramirez has received 3 sanctions

      • Conviction relating to fraud  (12/3/2015)
      • Action Taken: Revocation
      • Summary: Dr. Roque Joel Ramirez; License # K4201 - NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Board found Dr. Ramirez pleaded guilty to one felony count of mail fraud and was sentenced to serve 37 months in a federal prison, and upon release from prison, to serve three years of supervised release, pay a $10,000 fine, and pay restitution of $370,638.28 to Medicare and Medicaid. Dr. Ramirez is currently incarcerated and did not file a response to the Board’s Motion for Summary Disposition which was then granted by the administrative law judge. This order resolves a formal complaint filed at the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Dr. Ramirez has 20 days from the service of the order to file a motion for rehearing. ACTION TAKEN: On December 3, 2015, the Board entered a Final Order against Roque J. Ramirez, M.D., which revoked his Texas medical license.
      • State: Texas
      • Felony conviction  (8/15/2014)
      • Action Taken: Suspension
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Texas
      • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/13/2004)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Dr. Roque Joel Ramirez, Lic #068714


        Dr. Ramirez was disciplined by the Texas medical board for failing to practice in an acceptable professional manner.


        Dr. Ramirez has voluntarily, Permanently, surrendered his Ohio medical license in lieu of further formal proceedings.

      • State: Ohio
    • 0
      Board Actions

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    • Medical School
      Ross University, School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1993

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found

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