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Gynecology

Gynecology

Dr. Edward Ramirez is a caring and skilled gynecologist who is dedicated to providing one-on-one continuous care across the lifespan of his patients. As a Stanford trained, board-certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Ramirez is a highly skilled practitioner at the very top of his field. He takes time with his patients, genuinely listens and provides responses that are easy to understand. For over twenty years, the doctor has treated a wide spectrum of female patients, from those with difficult menstruation and women with menopausal concerns, to those in their post-menopausal years and women in need of gynecologic surgery. His diagnosis and treatment paths are Patient Specific, not “cookbook” medicine. His surgical technique is one of the best in Monterey County. He is highly regarded as a skilled, careful and precise surgeon by his Peers and Nurses who seek him out for treatment of themselves and their families.

Some of the complex, specific needs that bring patients to Dr. Ramirez include:

  • Amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods)
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful or uncomfortable menstrual periods)
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Menorrhagia ( heavy menstrual periods)
  • Infections of the vaginal area
  • Pre-cancerous conditions (cervical, uterine, ovarian)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Disorders
  • Infertility

Dr. Ramirez was among the first gynecologists in Monterey County to perform a laparoscopic assisted hysterectomy. He specializes in and has great skill in laparoscopic surgery as a minimally invasive technique to treat conditions such as pelvic pain, fibroids, endometriosis, and tubal issues. He has done hundreds of laparoscopic procedures. His patients often go home the same day. Patients can be scheduled for out patient surgery at either the Salinas Surgery Center, Salinas Valley Memorial or the Monterey Surgery Center. Dr. Ramirez was one of the first to achieve certification in advanced laparoscopic surgery from the Accreditation Council for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, a division of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. 

The Fertility and Gynecology Center understands that each patient comes with her own, unique health issue and strives to provide a special, comfortable and compassionate experience with each clinical visit.