J. Arnaldo Ramirez, MD


Clinic locations

Downtown
215 E. Quincy Street, Suite 610
San Antonio, Texas 78215
210.226.2001


Affiliated Hospitals
Baptist Downtown
111 Dallas Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Southwest General
7400 Barlite Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78224


Languages
English
Spanish

J. Arnaldo Ramirez, MD


Dr. J. Arnaldo Ramirez has been a member of the Renal Associates practice since 1985.  Dr. Ramirez studied Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  He completed his post-graduate studies and training at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Baylor University of Dallas.  Dr. Ramirez works out of our downtown San Antonio office and has board certification in both Nephrology and Internal Medicine.

Education

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1980

Postgraduate training

Internship, Internal Medicine - University of Texas Health Science Center, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 1981

Residency, Internal Medicine - University of Texas Health Science Center, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 1983

Fellowship, Nephrology - Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 1985

Board certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Professional organizations, societies

Renal Physicians Association

Texas Medical Association

Bexar County Medical Society

Medical directorships

FMC Dialysis Svs of Southwest San Antonio - LaMision Kidney Disease Clinic

BMA of West San Antonio - Rosedale Kidney Disease Clinic

Publications and presentations

Ramirez, A., Emmett, M., White, M. G., Fathi, N., Santa Ana, C. A., Morawski, S. G., Fordtran, J. S.: The Absorption of Dietary Phosphorus and Calcium in Hemodialysis Patients. Journal of Kidney International. Volume 30, Issue 5, pages 753-759, November 1986.

Sheik, M. S., Ramirez, A., Emmett, M., Santa Ana, C. A., Schiller, L. R., Fordtran, J. S.: Role of Vitamin D-dependent and Vitamin D-independent Mechanisms in Absorption of Food Calcium. Journal of Clinical Investigation. Volume 81, #1, January 1988. 

Research experience

Astra Zeneca Planet I and Planet II: Proteinuria and Dyslipidemia. Study on Diabetics and Non Diabetics in 2006 - ongoing
 
Affymax AFX01-03: Erythropoietic agent on Dialysis patients in 2006 - ongoing
 
Amgen NESP study on CKD patients in 2001.

Role of Vitamin D-dependent and Vitamin D-independent Mechanisms in Absorption of Food Calcium in 1988. Published in Journal of Clinical Investigation

The Absorption of Dietary Phosphorus and Calcium in Hemodialysis patients in 1986. Published in Journal of Kidney International 
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