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Robert M. Ramirez, MD, FACAAI


Dr. Robert Ramirez is a Board Certified Allergist, serving the San Antonio area since 2009.  He got his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 2003.  He trained in Internal Medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and completed his training in Allergy and Immunology in 2009 at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He has since been practicing Allergy and Immunology, serving both adults and children with compassion and respect.

His clinical interests include many forms of allergic and immunologic diseases including rhinitis and sinus disease, respiratory diseases like asthma and COPD, skin rashes, food and medication allergies, among others.  He is currently involved in clinical research covering a wide array of diseases including allergic rhinitis, asthma and COPD, and eczema, at the Andante Research and Biogenics Research Chamber in the Medical Center.  He has written papers in medical journals on various allergy and immunology topics.  In 2010, he served as President of the San Antonio Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society.  He has been recognized as a Super Doctor for the past few years, by the Texas Monthly magazine.

As a father of two daughters, he enjoys nothing more than spending time with them. He also has different hobbies like playing the guitar, golfing, cycling as well as playing board games with friends and family.

Most recent papers:
  • Smith AM, Ramirez RM, Harper N, et al. Large-scale provocation studies identify maladaptive responses to ubiquitous aeroallergens as a correlate of severe allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma. Allergy. 2021;00:1–18.
  • Smith AM, Harper N, Meunier JA, Branum AP, Jimenez F, Pandranki L, Carrillo A, Dela Cruz CS, Restrepo MI, Maselli DJ, Rather CG, Heisser AH, Ramirez DA, He W, Clark RA, Andrews CP, Evans SE, Pugh JA, Zhang N, Lee GC, Moreira AG, Segal LN, Ramirez RM, Jacobs RL, Manoharan MS, Okulicz JF, Ahuja SK, Repetitive aeroallergen challenges elucidate maladaptive epithelial and inflammatory traits that underpin allergic airway diseases, J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Aug;148(2):533-549
  • Jacobs M, Andrews C, Ramirez R, Jacobs R. Frequency of goose and duck down causation of hypersensitivity pneumonitis within an 80-patient cohort.  Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 123 (2019) 201e207
  • Ramirez R, Jacobs R. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis by Fusarium vasinfectum in a home environment. J Allergy Clin Immunol In Practice. 2014 May; 2 (4):483-4.
  • Ramirez R, Jacobs R. Eosinophilic esophagitis treated with immunotherapy to dust mites. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;132:503-4.
  • Ramirez R, Jacobs R. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Mycosis in Non-Atopic Patients: A Treatment Alternative. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Feb;131(2), suppl: AB6.

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University University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Residency University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Fellowship University of Texas Medical Branch

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