Dr. Salvador Ramos II, DO

Dr. Salvador Ramos II, DO

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Salvador Ramos II, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University in 2002 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

9401 SW Highway 200 Bldg 90

Ocala, FL 34481

Contact Information

(352) 368-1661

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  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Ramos II' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ramos II "Salvador D. Ramos II, D.O., serves as a laparoscopic bariatric and general surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Munroe Regional Medical Center. Born and raised in the Philippines, his family immigrated to Chicago, Illinois when he was 15 years old. He joined the US Army when he was 17 and served as a combat medic for 5 ½ years. He returned to Chicago and obtained his B.S. degrees in Medical Technology and Biology from the University of Illinois and Roosevelt University. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York, where he also served as chief resident. He then continued to be fellowship-trained in advanced minimally invasive surgery focused on laparoscopic bariatric surgery at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.Dr. S. Ramos has performed more than 1,500 bariatric surgeries, 95% of which were done laparoscopically. Bariatric procedures performed include gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, duodenal switch, revisional and conversion bariatric surgeries. He aims to create a comprehensive bariatric program with the highest level of excellence and outstanding surgical outcome at MRMC. He served as the medical director of two bariatric programs, one of which he built from the ground up. Complete bariatric care strikes his interest since 2004.In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Ramos also performs other laparoscopic and open general surgeries such as colorectal surgeries, foregut surgeries including Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication and Laparoscopic Partial Gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y Reconstruction to treat severe GERD, reflux esophagitis and gastroparesis; any hernia repairs; removal of gallbladder and appendix; diagnostic laparoscopy; removal of skin lesions; and other abdominal surgeries. He has performed 2,000 endoscopic procedures including EGD with biopsy, dilation, polypectomy, stenting and control of bleeding; and colonoscopy for colon cancer screening/surveillance and polypectomy. He has provided surgical, endoscopic and clinical services to Ocala and the surrounding communities since 2012.Dr. Ramos is an active member of several medical societies. He is fluent in Tagalog and two other Philippine dialects. He enjoys relaxing at the beach and other outdoor activities. He is an avid sports fan. He also loves to play chess."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ramos II "Your weight loss journey can be overwhelming, but with our compassionate staff and skilled surgeons with you every step of the way you are never alone. Whether you have a major operation, minimally invasive surgery, or a minor procedure, you can feel confident that our highly trained surgical team will use medical expertise to ensure a successful outcome. Using advanced tools and technology, our expert surgeons offer you the care that you deserve."

9  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ramos II does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • University Illinois Chicago Hospital
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Salvador Ramos II, DO
He did a gastric bypass on me and I never lost weight. He said he gave me a tool but I didn't use it. Truth is that the tool he gave me was faulty. I never felt less hungry or had less capacity. Endoscopy revealed a very large opening that should have been much smaller. Finally going to...Read More
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May 08, 2018
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I recently had a ruptured gallbladder which was infected. Dr. Ramos did an excellent job as he was able to make minimal incisions while most other doctors might have had to make a larger on.. He was attentive to my allergies and diabetes ordering just the right pain meds and IVs. As a retired RN,...Read More
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Nora in Hernando – Feb 25, 2018
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AWFUL!!!! Do not see this dr. He performed emergency ostomy surgery on a family member and discharged her from the hospital without the proper TPN leaving her to be severely malnourished and dehydrated. Left her staples in for almost 4 weeks and still wasn't the dr to remove them! This dr has no...Read More
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Ocala, FL – Jun 13, 2017
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Dr. Ramos performed a partial gastrectomy with roux-en-y reconstruction in january 2014. He was so great throughout the entire process. The VA sent me to him for my surgery, and I tell you I am VERY happy they did. I went home the next day. He is so knowledgable, caring, professional, yet has...Read More
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pat j in Inverness, FL – Nov 13, 2016
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Dr Ramos did my gastric bypass and it went perfectly! Absolutely no complications! He is amazing at what he does!
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Ocala, FL – Sep 22, 2016
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