Stephen Ramee, MD is the Medical Director of the Ochsner Heart Valve Center since 2010.
He is a proud Army Brat and graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1974, and an MS in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown in 1976. He then graduated AOA from George Washington Medical School in 1980. He joined the US Army in 1977 and completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at Letterman Army Medical Center from 1980 thru 1985. He had several positions in the Army finishing as the Director of the Catheterization Laboratory at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1988. He has been at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans since 1988 where served as the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and the Section Head of Interventional Cardiology from 1994 to 2010.
Dr. Ramee has been Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Interventional Vascular Medicine. He has authored hundreds of manuscripts and scientific papers in the field of interventional cardiology. His major research interests have centered on research and development of interventional cardiology devices and techniques. He has participated in over 200 clinical trials and the same number of live demonstration angioplasty courses. He has been a leader in the field of coronary and non-coronary revascularization, including acute and chronic limb ischemia, cerebrovascular intervention, renal artery and mesenteric revascularization, and trans-catheter therapy for heart valve disorders. Dr. Ramee maintains an active clinical referral practice for complex coronary and peripheral intervention and non-surgical treatment of valvular heart disease.
He is a former member of the SCAI Board of Trustees and served as Program Director of Peripheral Angioplasty and All That Jazz for 20 years. He is the past Chair of the Interventional Council of the ACC.
Friday, August 28, 2020
1:00 PM – 2:20 PM