Dr. Ramirez-Seijas is Section Chief for Pediatric Nephrology. He has served as director of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since 1982. Dr. Ramirez-Seijas earned his medical degree from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, completing his pediatric residency at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, followed by a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and has gained recognition globally with patient referrals from countries in the Caribbean, Europe, South and Central America, and the Middle East.
Dr. Ramirez-Seijas developed the Dialysis Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He is active in the hospital’s medical education program, working closely with medical students, residents and subspecialty fellows to support training in nephrology. Dr. Ramirez-Seijas also developed a pediatric nephrology network in South Florida with renal clinics in Naples, West Palm Beach and Fort Myers, collaborating with South Florida pediatric nephrologists in Broward, Collier and Palm Beach counties, along with the Children’s Medical Services (CMS) clinics to provide care in those communities.
Dr. Ramirez-Seijas sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Nicklaus Children’s Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center and the CMS clinic in Naples. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.