Dr. Robert Ramirez

Allergy and Immunology
San Antonio, TX
17 years experience male

Locations

CERTIFIED Allergy & Asthma of San Antonio -Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

Address

8285 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Tricare

Cigna

Medicare

Medicaid

UMR

Bankers Life and Casualty Company

Coventry Health Care

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Health First Health Plan, Inc

Oxford Health Plans

Physicians Mutual Insurance Company

Standard Life and Accident Company

Trustmark Insurance Company

WellCare Health Plans

UnitedHealthcare

CERTIFIED Allergy & Asthma of San Antonio -Lincoln Heights

San Antonio, TX

About

Bio

Dr. Robert Ramirez trained in Internal Medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and completed his training in Allergy and Immunology in 2009 at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He has since been in practice serving both adults and children in the San Antonio area with compassion and respect. His clinical interests include many forms of allergic and immunologic diseases including rhinitis and sinus disease, respiratory diseases, skin rashes, food and medication allergies, among others. At the same time he aims to improve his medical practice with his involvement in clinical research on various allergic and respiratory diseases.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Doctor Q&A

113 Answers
45 Agrees
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: It depends on what allergens you are sensitive to. An Allergist can help figuring that out. As a general rule of thumb: -Vacuum with a HEPA filter: ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely to be ok: The new second generation antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) are very safe for the most part. There are many potential side effects, but commo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stop drainage: Post nasal drip is a very common rhinitis symptom. There are many options to try to stop it: oral antihistamines (first generation tend to be better a ... Read More
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Jun 25, 2012
He gave a very accurate and prompt answer. Aftering seeing 4 doctors personally and not getting a diagnosis much less a treatment, Dr. Ramirez suggested such a seemingly simple yet highly effective so...Read More
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Jun 25, 2012
He gave a very accurate and prompt answer. Aftering seeing 4 doctors personally and not getting a diagnosis much less a treatment, Dr. Ramirez suggested such a seemingly simple yet highly effective so...Read More
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Jun 25, 2012
He gave a very accurate and prompt answer. Aftering seeing 4 doctors personally and not getting a diagnosis much less a treatment, Dr. Ramirez suggested such a seemingly simple yet highly effective so...Read More
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Thanks so much! I used triamcinolone acetonide nasal spray and i felt the effect in about a half hour. I live on Brazil and the doctors I've seen here have only perscribed me ear drops and doing heari...Read More
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Thanks! I had posted another question suggesting that that is what I had thought it could ve and another doctor sugested using this nasal spray. thanks, i should really just pay the money to get it ta...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My son has type 1 diabetes and has a low IGM. I hope everything works out and he is perfectly healthy. Thanks again

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Completed 2006

Awards

Fellow American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Affiliations

American Academy Allergy Asthma and Immunology
American College of Allergy Asthma Immunology
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