MEET DR. RYAN R. RAMSOOK
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RYAN R. RAMSOOK, MD, FAAPMR
Interventional Pain Management
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Ryan R. Ramsook is a double board certified Pain Management and Physical
Medicine & Rehabilitation physician. He has extensive training in
minimally invasive spine and pain procedures and continues to promote
innovation and leadership in the field of Pain Medicine. He graduated from
New York University where he performed graduate level research with leaders
in the field. He then enrolled in medical school at Rutgers- New Jersey
Medical School where he continued to hone his interest in research. As a
resident at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, Dr. Ramsook
was trained in a multi-modal approach to treating patients. After
completion of residency he then completed two Pain Medicine fellowships;
one in Interventional Pain Medicine and the other in Clinical Pain
Medicine. During this time he was able to master advanced spine and pain
procedures and offer a comprehensive, team based approach to treating pain
and improving function.
Dr. Ramsook’s passion for healing and putting his patients first is
apparent. His philosophy of melding innovation, utilizing evidence based
medication and customizing a treatment plan for each one of his patient’s
has earned his plaudits amongst his patients and colleagues alike. First
receiving recognition as a New York Times Rising Star in 2018, Dr. Ramsook
continues to be active in the academic community where he is frequently
invited to attend and lecture at conferences across the globe. He
continues to grow his passion for research and has had numerous articles,
reports and text book chapters published in leading journals.
Dr. Ramsook is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at both Florida State University College of Medicine as well as Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. He enjoys teaching and continues to be passionate about research and mentorship. He also frequently lectures to medical students, residents, physicians in training as well as to the surrounding communities.
Born in Trinidad, Dr. Ramsook remains with a unique passion for serving
underprivileged and overlooked populations in America and abroad. His top-down approach to treating his patients and his strong belief in patient
advocacy continues to allow him to put his patients first. Working closely
with collaborating and referring physicians Dr. Ramsook aims to avoid or
potentially delay surgery if possible as well as to facilitate in making
unavoidable surgery more precise.
MATTHEW BROWN, MMSC, PA-C
MATTHEW BROWN, MMSC, PA-C
Matthew’s fascination with the medical field began when he worked as a lifeguard on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. Years later he pursued that love by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Medical Services at the University of South Alabama. While there he was active in the education of fellow EMS students as both a mentor and as an ACLS and BLS instructor. While he was obtaining his bachelor's degree he also worked in pre-hospital emergency medicine as a paramedic in Mobile, Alabama for several years.
Matthew then completed his Master’s of Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies at Nova Southeastern University in South Florida. After graduating in 2013, he first practiced in family medicine and with the geriatric population in short and long term health facilities. Following this he found his true passion in the medical field in the area of Pain Management, which he has worked in for several years. He is a member of the AAPA and American Society of Pain and Neuroscience.
Matthew does focus on staying up-to-date with current topics, research, and new advancements in Pain Management. He enjoys caring for patients by helping them live actively with chronic pain as he is very active himself. He and his wife enjoying biking, hiking, fishing, boating, and surfing. He also loves to participate in as many fishing tournaments as he can.
DR. SHIVANA RAMSINGH
DR. SHIVANA RAMSINGH, BMSC, MBBS HONS
Anesthesia/Critical Care/Research Coordinator
We are proud to welcome to the USP team, Dr. Shivana Ramsingh!
Dr. Ramsingh is a physician with extensive experience in critical care and anesthesiology. After obtaining a full scholarship to obtain her Medical Degree with Honors, she completed her medical internship and 5-year Anesthesia and Critical Care Training as a resident at Port of Spain General Hospital. Additionally, she also worked with The University of West Indies’ Faculty of Medical Sciences guiding medical students on Objective Structured Clinical Examinations while also providing Critical Care Cardiac support for open heart surgery patients at Caribbean Heart Care.
Her extensive background has given her a unique insight into patient needs and expectations when it comes to their health care provider which is why delivering quality healthcare is always top priority when interacting with patients or colleagues alike. Dr. Ramsingh's commitment remains strong towards providing excellent service towards all individuals under her professional purview whether it be through direct provisioning of clinical services or teaching/mentorship initiatives geared toward fostering future generations within the field.
Joining Team USP, Dr. Ramsingh, is eager to continue to deliver patient-centric care and see each patient as a person. Leading the way as our Patient Advocacy and Community Outreach Leader, we are thrilled to have her! She will also be charging forward as our Research Coordinator.