Phil Ramos, MD


Dr. Ramos joined Colorado Kidney Care in July, 2009, and sees patients at our Thornton and Brighton offices.

His undergraduate education was completed at the University of Texas at Austin. He went to medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he stayed and completed his residency in Internal Medicine. He had the privilege of being chosen to serve as a Chief Medical Resident at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and The Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center after his residency.

Dr. Ramos then went to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee for his nephrology training. At Vanderbilt he completed a 3 year clinical research fellowship and earned a Master’s of Science in Clinical Investigation. Dr. Ramos conducted research in oxidative stress and inflammation in the CKD population during his fellowship. He was recruited to remain as a member of the faculty in the Division of Nephrology at Vanderbilt University. His research has been published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the Journal of Renal Nutrition. He also wrote a review article in UpToDate regarding the Acute Hemodialysis Prescription.

Dr. Ramos is committed to patient-centered care and is open and honest with all patients and their families. He has wide interests within nephrology as well as the palliative care/hospice field. In his free time he enjoys exercise, travel, trivia and spending time with his wife. Dr. Ramos is a musician and enjoys singing and playing his guitars.