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Rey Ramirez, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Rey Ramirez, MD

Patient Care Locations

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

    P.O. Box 208071

    New Haven, CT 06520-8071

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Rey Ramirez is an academic hand surgeon with interest in pediatric hand surgery. He was born in Los Angeles and moved to New Haven in 2022.

Education & Training

  • Fellow in Pediatric Hand Surgery
    Shriners Hospital of Philadelphia (2014)
  • Fellow in Hand Surgery
    University of Texas Southwestern (2013)
  • Resident
    Keck School of Medicine - Los Angeles County Medical Center (2012)
  • Intern
    Keck School of Medicine - Los Angeles County Medical Center (2008)
  • MD
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (2007)
  • BS
    California Institute of Technology, Biology (2003)

Activities

  • Effect of buddy taping on typing speed
    Sturbridge, MA, United States 2023
    New England Hand Meeting
  • Curly, missing, or extra fingers in a child
    Fairfield, CT, United States 2023
    Pediatric Community Education Series
  • Keeping your hand moving
    Wallingford, CT, United States 2023
    Keeping you moving
  • Ulnar wrist pain after distal radius fractures
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2022
    Wrist fracture and peripheral nerve update
  • Sex, Race, and Primary Language on Opioid Prescribing In Sex, Race, and Primary Language on Opioid Prescribing In Pediatrics
    Stratford, NJ, United States 2022
    Rowan Research Day
  • Nerve Injuries and Compressive Neuropathy
    Camden, NJ, United States 2022
    Nerve Injuries and Compressive Neuropathy
  • Why do women choose orthopaedics: a survey of orthopaedic surgeons in the United States
    Camden, NJ, United States 2022
    Camden Scholars’ Forum
  • Opioids in Pediatric Population: Impact of Patient Sex on Prescribing Patterns
    Camden, NJ, United States 2022
    Camden Scholars’ Forum
  • Primary Language Did Not Affect Opioid Prescribing in Children
    Camden, NJ, United States 2022
    Camden Scholars’ Forum
  • DEI Is an Opportunity
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand Newsletter 2021
    ASSH Perspectives
  • The Impact of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program on the Racial Disparities of Opioid Prescription Rates following Operative Fixation of Pediatric Forearm Fractures
    Nashville, TN, United States 2021
    Eastern Orthopaedic Association 52nd Annual Meeting
  • The Impact of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program on the Racial Disparities of Opioid Prescription Rates following Operative Fixation of Pediatric Long Bone Fractures
    Camden, NJ, United States 2021
    8th Annual Camden Scholars Forum
  • What is Neuropathy
    Cherry Hill, NJ, United States 2020
    Neck, Shoulder, and Arm Pain: where to start?
  • Pediatric Fingers – Curved, Bent, Webbed, Extra
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2019
    Essentials of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • WALANT and Conservation
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand newsletter 2019
    ASSH Perspectives
  • Nerve Injuries and Compressive Neuropathy
    Camden, NJ, United States 2019
    Nerve Injuries and Compressive Neuropathy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
    Camden, NJ, United States 2018
    Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association Annual Meeting
  • Compressive Neuropathy
    Camden, NJ, United States 2018
    Compressive Neuropathy
  • Facilitating Communication between therapists and orthopedists
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2017
    Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association Annual Meeting
  • Addressing Hispanic Cultures
    San Francisco, CA, United States 2017
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand ICL11: Culturally Competent Care for Addressing Diversity, Patient Satisfaction, and Pay for Performance
  • Does Age Contribute to Outcomes for Elbow Release in Arthrogryposis?
    San Francisco, CA, United States 2017
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting
  • Avoiding Unnecessary Surgery in Children
    Cooper Hospital Website 2017
    Cooper University Health Care Blogs
  • Does Age Contribute to Outcomes for Elbow Release in Arthrogryposis
    Waikoloa Village, HI, United States 2017
    American Association for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting
  • Staying Out of Trouble in Pediatric Upper Extremity Trauma
    Cherry Hill, NJ, United States 2016
    Pediatric Trauma Care: Saving Lives for the Future
  • Pediatric Forearm Fractures
    Camden, NJ, United States 2016
    Emergency Department Grand Rounds
  • Pediatric Hand Injuries
    Cherry Hill, NJ, United States 2016
    Cooper in Schools Continuing Education Symposium
  • Hand Injuries in the Athlete
    Camden, NJ, United States 2015
    Cooper Bone and Joint Athletic Trainers Symposium
  • Simultaneous elbow release and humeral rotational osteotomy in patients with arthrogryposis
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2015
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting
  • Prevention of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Female Athletes: A Systematic Review
    Weston, FL, United States 2015
    Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Annual Meeting
  • Simultaneous elbow release and humeral rotational osteotomy in patients with arthrogryposis
    Boston, MA, United States 2014
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting
  • The accuracy of radiographic measurements in pediatric elbow trauma
    Boston, MA, United States 2014
    Pediatric Hand Study Group Annual Meeting
  • Pearl: Simultaneous elbow release and humeral rotational osteotomy in patients with arthrogryposis
    Boston, MA, United States 2014
    Pediatric Hand Study Group Annual Meeting
  • Radiographic Evaluation of the Radiocapitellar Line in Pediatric Elbows
    Los Angeles, CA, United States 2012
    USC Graduate Orthopaedic Society Meeting
  • Corrective osteotomy for distal radius fractures
    Los Angeles, CA, United States 2011
    USC Graduate Orthopaedic Society Meeting
  • Corrective osteotomy of distal radius fracture malunion with volar locked plating
    Los Angeles, CA, United States 2010
    USC Graduate Orthopaedic Society Meeting
  • Effectiveness of Laminoplasty for Treating Cervical Myelopathy : A Retrospective Study
    Los Angeles, CA, United States 2008
    UCLA Short Term Training Program Seminar Day
  • Characterization and identification of mutants in the APC gene that lead to the development of the condition familial adenomatous polyposis
    Pasadena, CA, United States 2001
    California Institute of Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Seminar

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Top Doc for KidsSJ Magazine2020
Best "Surgical Pearl" PaperPediatric Hand Study Group2014

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic SocietyMember2021 - Present
Resident Education Committee, American Society for Surgery of the HandCommittee Member2021 - Present
American Society for Surgery of the HandMember2019 - Present
St James Episcopal SchoolBoard Member2019 - Present
Health Volunteers OverseasMedical mission trip with Health Volunteers Overseas2017
J R Gladden Orthopaedic SocietyMember2016 - Present
Diversity Committee, American Society for Surgery of the HandCommittee Member2016 - Present
Bone and Joint JournalReviewer2016 - Present
Health Volunteers OverseasParticipated in medical mission work through Health Volunteers Overseas2015
St Mark's Episcopal ChurchPrimary care mission trip with St Mark's Episcopal Church2014
Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference Committee - American Society for Surgery of the HandAdrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference Committee2014 - 2020
OrthopedicsReviewer2013 - Present
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery ReviewsReviewer2013 - Present

Departments & Organizations