Lynn Ramirez, MD

Pediatric infectious disease physician

Clinics

Infectious Diseases Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2813
Fax (in advance of appointment): (415) 476-1343
Fax (day of appointment): (415) 353-2466

More about Lynn Ramirez

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 2004

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, 2007

Fellowships

Childrens Hospital of Boston, 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Ramirez-Avila L, Regan S, Cloete C, Crankshaw T, Rabideau DJ, Freedberg KA, Parker RA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Bassett IV. Adolescent Linkage to Care After a Large-scale Transfer From a Hospital-based HIV Clinic to the Public Sector in South Africa. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Mar; 36(3):311-313.
  2. Wattier RL, Ramirez-Avila L.. Journal of Fungi. Pediatric invasive aspergillosis. 2016; 2(19).
  3. Ramirez-Avila L, Regan S, Chetty S, Giddy J, Ross D, Katz JN, Freedberg KA, Losina E, Walensky RP, Bassett IV. HIV testing rates, prevalence, and knowledge among outpatients in Durban, South Africa: Time trends over four years. Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Sep; 26(10):704-9.
  4. Sklansky M, Nadkarni N, Ramirez-Avila L. Banning the handshake from the health care setting. JAMA. 2014 Jun 25; 311(24):2477-8.
  5. Schwenk H, Ramirez-Avila L, Sheu SH, Wuthrich C, Waugh J, Was A, Degirolami U, Burchett S, Koralnik IJ, Ahmed A. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in pediatric patients: case report and literature review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Apr; 33(4):e99-105.
  6. Logsdon S, Ramirez-Avila L, Castells M, Dioun A. Successful rifampin desensitization in a pediatric patient with latent tuberculosis. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2014 Jun; 25(4):404-5.
  7. Ciaranello AL, Morris BL, Walensky RP, Weinstein MC, Ayaya S, Doherty K, Leroy V, Hou T, Desmonde S, Lu Z, Noubary F, Patel K, Ramirez-Avila L, Losina E, Seage GR, Freedberg KA. Validation and calibration of a computer simulation model of pediatric HIV infection. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e83389.
  8. Ramirez-Avila L, Noubary F, Pansegrouw D, Sithole S, Giddy J, Losina E, Walensky RP, Bassett IV. The acceptability and feasibility of routine pediatric HIV testing in an outpatient clinic in Durban, South Africa. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Dec; 32(12):1348-53.
  9. Ramirez-Avila L, Regan S, Giddy J, Chetty S, Ross D, Katz JN, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP, Losina E, Bassett IV. Depressive symptoms and their impact on health-seeking behaviors in newly-diagnosed HIV-infected patients in Durban, South Africa. AIDS Behav. 2012 Nov; 16(8):2226-35.
  10. Ramirez-Avila L, Nixon K, Noubary F, Giddy J, Losina E, Walensky RP, Bassett IV. Routine HIV testing in adolescents and young adults presenting to an outpatient clinic in Durban, South Africa. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e45507.
  11. Ciaranello AL, Park JE, Ramirez-Avila L, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP, Leroy V. Early infant HIV-1 diagnosis programs in resource-limited settings: opportunities for improved outcomes and more cost-effective interventions. BMC Med. 2011 May 20; 9:59.
  12. Ramirez-Avila L, Slome S, Schuster FL, Gavali S, Schantz PM, Sejvar J, Glaser CA. Eosinophilic meningitis due to Angiostrongylus and Gnathostoma species. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 01; 48(3):322-7.
  13. Schuster FL, Ramirez-Avila L. Current world status of Balantidium coli. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2008 Oct; 21(4):626-38.

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