Rafael Ramirez is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. His research is focused on cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms, treatments and cures.
Dr. Ramirez completed his bachelor’s degree in physiology and mathematics at McGill University, his master’s degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Montréal and his doctorate at the University of Toronto. He was a postdoctoral scholar in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, then completed a postdoctoral research fellowship and was a lead laboratory research specialist at the University of Michigan Center for Arrhythmia Research. Dr. Ramirez was an assistant professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Virginia Commonwealth University before joining the Department of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.