Julio A. Ramirez, M.D., FACP

Julio A. Ramirez, M.D., FACP

Julio A. Ramirez, M.D., FACP

Julio A. Ramirez, M.D., FACP

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-3836 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Infectious Diseases

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Infectious Diseases

Education and Training

  • Medical School: La Plata National University, School of Medical Science
  • Residency: La Plata National University, Postgraduate Medical School; Lincoln Medical Center, New York Medical College
  • Fellowship: National Institute of Respiratory Diseases and Thoracic Surgery, University of Chile; University of Louisville


Recent Publications

          • Egger ME, Myers JA, Arnold FW, Pass LA, Ramirez JA, Brock GN. Cost effectiveness of adherence to IDSA/ATS guidelines in elderly patients hospitalized for Community-Aquired Pneumonia. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2016 Mar 15;16(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s12911-016-0270-y. PubMed PMID: 26976388; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4791973.
          • Arnold FW, Bordon J, Fernandez-Botran R, Rane MJ, Uriarte SM, Kelley R, Wiemken TL, Peyrani P, Ramirez JA; Community-Acquired Pneumonia Inflammatory Study Group. Macrolide Use and Neutrophil Function/Cytokine Levels in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Pilot Study. Lung. 2016 Feb;194(1):155-62. doi: 10.1007/s00408-015-9822-7. Epub 2015 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 26553025.
          • Wiemken TL, Carrico RM, Kelley RR, Binford LE, Peyrani P, Ford KD, Welch V, Ramirez JA. Understanding why low-risk patients accept vaccines: a socio-behavioral approach. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Dec 23;8:813. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1816-2. PubMed PMID: 26698110; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4690298.
          • Kelley RR, Wiemken TL, Chariker JH, Peyrani P, Guinn BE, Binford LE, Buckner K, Ramirez J. Real-Time Enrollment Dashboard For Multisite Clinical Trials. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2015 Oct 30;1:17-21. PubMed PMID: 26878068; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4746719.
          • Cavallazzi R, Wiemken T, Arnold FW, Luna CM, Bordon J, Kelley R, Feldman C, Chalmers JD, Torres A, Ramirez J. Outcomes in patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted to the intensive care unit. Respir Med. 2015 Jun;109(6):743-50. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2015.04.007. Epub 2015 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 25956021.
          • Wiemken TL, Kelley RR, Carrico RM, Binford LE, Guinn BE, Mattingly WA, Peyrani P, Ramirez JA. Efficacy of a novel skin antiseptic against carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Apr 1;43(4):380-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.12.007. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25660077.
          • Levy G, Perez M, Rodríguez B, Hernández Voth A, Perez J, Gnoni M, Kelley R, Wiemken T, Ramirez J. Adherence with national guidelines in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia: results from the CAPO study in Venezuela. Arch Bronconeumol. 2015 Apr;51(4):163-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2014.03.008. Epub 2014 May 5. English, Spanish. PubMed PMID: 24809678.
          • Aliberti S, Giuliani F, Ramirez J, Blasi F; DURATION Study Group. How to choose the duration of antibiotic therapy in patients with pneumonia. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr;28(2):177-84. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000140. Review. PubMed PMID: 25692271.
          • Peyrani P, Ramirez J. What is the best therapeutic approach to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia? Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr;28(2):164-70. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000149. Review. PubMed PMID: 25692268.
          • Kelley RR, Mattingly WA, Wiemken TL, Khan M, Coats D, Curran D, Chariker JH, Ramirez J. Visual grids for managing data completeness in clinical research datasets. J Biomed Inform. 2015 Apr;54:337-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2014.12.002. Epub 2014 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 25554683; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4408236.