A LETTER FROM DR. RAMOS

Dear Patients:

It is with mixed feelings of sadness and joy that I am writing to let you know that I closed my office for the practice of surgery as of May 29, 2020.

I continue to provide remote consultation services by phone, video conference and email. I also provide consultation in colorectal surgery by appointment only at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Methodist Health System and University Hospital. To schedule a consultation, please call (210) 614-1600.

I would recommend you start looking now for a physician to take care of your needs. Your medical records are confidential and will remain in my possession.

If you want to have your medical records released to you or to another physician of you choice, notify me by email at doctor@digestivesurgerycenter.com. You will need to sign an authorization form before I can release your medical records. Please note that I cannot share your medical information without your written consent.

Please download, print, fill out and sign the Authorization to Release Health Information form below, and email it to me.It has been an honor and a pleasure meeting you and caring for all of you. I wish you the best of health in the coming years, and please do not hesitate to call the remote consultation line should you need an appointment with me via telephone or video conference.

Sincerely,
Raul Ramos, MD FACS

OUR PATIENTS' CARE IS OUR MISSION

The patient is the focus for all decisions -medical and economical- because restoring and maintaining your health and well-being is our common goal.

In keeping with our mission of patient-centered care, we place prime importance on the physician-patient relationship. We encourage open communication about your medical care to allow changes and to improve results.

In addition, Dr. Ramos still provides comprehensive general surgical consultation.

REQUEST A REMOTE CONSULTATION APPOINTMENT

Thank you for choosing Digestive Surgery Center. To request a remote consultation appointment with Dr. Raul Ramos, please call (210) 614-1600 and one of our staff members will schedule your appointment. We may have same day appointments available if you call us in the morning.

If you are a new patient of Dr. Ramos, please visit our New Patients page and fill up the form we provide.

Once you submit the form to us, you can review and download the forms available in PDF format in this page. Please download, print, fill and sign them, and email them to doctor@digestivesurgerycenter.com as completed as possible before your appointment.

We know your time is important, and it is our intention to honor all appointments promptly. Occasionally, however, an emergency or hospital delay will occur. For this reason we may need to postpone or reschedule your appointment. When you call us, please provide us with a daytime telephone number where you can be reached. If you are unable to do so, please call our office before you appointment.

PRE - REGISTRATION

You will be asked to complete pre-registration forms before your first remote consultation. Please email the completed forms as well as your insurance card or other information to doctor@digestivesurgerycenter.com.

If you are part of a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), you should have authorization from your Primary Physician before consultation. Your Primary Physician may (a) give this written authorization directly to you or (b) call our office with the authorization.

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REMOTE CONSULTATION

On May, 29 2020 Dr. Ramos closed his surgery practice in San Antonio
and now offers Remote Consultation Services by phone, email or video conference.

To schedule a consultation, please call (210) 614-1600
Calls from outside the U.S.:
1 (210) 614-1600

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