Dr. Peter Ramirez is an internist practicing in Glen Burnie, MD. Dr. Ramirez specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Ramirez provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
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Get to know Internist Dr. Peter P. Ramirez, who serves patients in Glen Burnie, Maryland.
Being a board-certified internist, Dr. Ramirez’s interests include adult medicine, preventive medicine and wellness, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, and hypertension. At present, he is affiliated with the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, Maryland, serving patients from the entire Baltimore-Annapolis corridor and surrounding areas, including Severna Park and Millersville.
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center provides the highest quality health care services to the communities it serves. The medical center is home to leading-edge technology, nationally recognized quality, personalized service, and outstanding people. It has 285 licensed beds and is home to 3,200 employees and 800 physicians specializing in emergency, acute, medical-surgical, and critical care.
A proponent of better living by promoting dietary changes and exercise, Dr. Ramirez partners with his patients to develop a plan that fits their individual needs. “As my patients’ personal doctor, I encourage very open and casual relationships and am available 24 hours a day by cell phone for urgent needs. My patients also have their own website to communicate with me securely and confidentially by email, and I can send copies of test results and reports. This type of relationship with attention to detail, open communication, understanding, and continuity is what I aim to deliver to each patient in my primary care practice on a daily basis” as stated by the doctor.
A 1991 graduate of the Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Ramirez went on to complete his internship at Crozer Chester Medical Center in 1992. This was followed by a residency in internal medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital in 1994. He served as Assistant Chief Medical Resident at Hahnemann University Hospital from 1993-1994, and as Chief Medical Resident at Hahnemann University Hospital from 1994-1995.
Dedicated to clinical excellence, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. He is also a member of The Maryland State Medical Society.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
Among his various awards and honors, Dr. Ramirez is the recipient of: Readers Choice Award, Maryland Gazette, Best General Practice (2011); Favorite Doc Award, Chesapeake Family Magazine (2011); Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011); Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011); Top Doc Award, What’s Up Annapolis Magazine (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009); Teaching Resident of the Year, Hahnemann University Hospital (1993-1994); Roche Infectious Disease Award (1993); Lester Groverman Award, Excellence in Research in Neoplastic Diseases (1993); Hahnemann University Hospital Award, Overall Academic Excellence (1991); and William Likoff Award, Distinction in Care of Medical Patients and Academic Excellence (1991); among others.
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