Daniel A. Ramirez, M.D. started his scientific career as an Electrical Engineer. He worked for the U.S. Navy as a computer and underwater range engineer at Roosevelt Roads Naval Base in Puerto Rico. He then graduated with honors from the University of Puerto Rico school of Medicine in 1973 and trained in internal medicine at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, California. He did an allergy / immunology fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. where he did research on anaphylaxis and reactions to hymenoptera (stings of bees, yellow jackets and hornets.)
He was assigned as Chief of Allergy-Immunology at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) in 1979. While at BAMC, he became interested in mountain cedar allergy, since it affects many in South Texas, even people without any other allergy.
Dr. Ramirez along with Dr Robert Jacobs, founded our practice in 1996, originally named Jacobs & Ramirez Allergy & Immunology. Although retired in 2016 from his clinic duties, he continues to be involved in many clinical research projects in allergy, asthma, other respiratory and skin diseases at the Biogenics Research Institute and Biogenics Research Chamber.
Dr. Ramirez’s interests out of medicine include computer programming, woodworking, digital photography and music. He is a very proud “Aggie Dad” of two Texas A&M graduates. His oldest son is Dr. Daniel Ramirez, Jr joined his dad’s practice in 2010. His daughter is a lawyer.Download CV