Dr. Andres Ramos has been with Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies since 2004 and joined Amerihealth Administrators in 2008. In his position as medical director, Dr. Ramos is intimately involved with all aspect of patient care management. He reviews all cases that do not meet medical necessity and interacts regularly with our nurses and providers prior to rendering a determination. His responsibilities also include medical policy, quality of care reviews and he has a leadership role with the case managers.
An alumnus of Loyola University, Dr. Ramos graduated from Boston University School of Medicine where he received the Henry J. Bakst Award for Community Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Following his resident training, Dr. Ramos spent several years with the National Health Service Corps and has over 25 years of clinical experience in academic and private practice.
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and a good time to tip our hats to an innovation in cancer prevention that’s been saving lives since the 1940s: the Pap test.
Known also by its less glamorous name, the Pap smear, this innovation allows gynecologists to find pre-cancerous cervical cells. Since they became a standard part of routine gynecological exams,...