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Edward Ramirez, MD

Monterey, California
I have been practicing as an Ob/Gyn and Infertility Specialist for over 23 years. Gynecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery, basic infertility, IUI's, IVF, reproductive surgery, and ovulation induction are all areas of my expertise. I practice in beautiful Monterey County, California and have patients come to see me from all over the country. I am fluent in Spanish and Japanese. I am deeply committed to courteous, responsive and personal care. You can read all about me and my clinic at my... Full Bio
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Could I Be Infertile Or Am I Still Recovering From Surgery For Endo? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello. I'm a 29 year old female. My husband and I have been trying to conceive for 7 months now. I had a laparoscopy done in June of 2013, due to an ovarian ... Read on »
TTC After Surgery For Stage Four Endometriosis by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Dear Readers, As the year draws to a close I want to wish all my readers near and far the very best in their lives as you move forward into 2014. I hope that the bless ... Read on »
Fertility At 40 After Having Had Children Earlier In Life: Is It Still Good? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello. I just turned 40 years old. I am healthy. I had 1 miscarriage in my early 30s. I waited a few years to conceive after that and conceived two children ... Read on »
Poor Responder Needs To Know IVF Is Not All About Numbers: It 's About One Good Embryo by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hi Dr. Ramirez, My name is A. and I am writing from Michigan. I am 33 years old and have DOR with an AMH of <.16, Hashimoto’s and positive ANA’s. I ... Read on »
After Failing 3 IVF, Reader Has Pregnancy Success After Writing To Me by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Dear Readers, Sometimes I get great news from one of the many couples I help on AllExperts.com and this is one I would like to share with you. Over a year ago I be ... Read on »
Protect Your Fertility! by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Dear Readers, The American Society of Reproductive Medicine has launched a campaign with the aim of educating women on how to protect their fertility by avoiding cer ... Read on »
Follicles Too Big In Clomid Ovulation Induction Cycle by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hello, I am writing from San Diego, CA.  I was on 100mg Clomid on Cycle Day 3-7, then 2mg estradiol on cd 8-12. I went in for an ultrasound to check follicles on cyc ... Read on »
Similar IVF Protocol But Different Results: Why? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hi Dr. Ramirez, I'm back again with a question about my recent IVF (second one). This IVF (in vitro fertilization) cycle we did the same proto ... Read on »
Is A Tubal Reversal A Good Option For Me? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health QUESTION: I am a 33 year old mother of two. My children are 11 and nearly 10 years old.  After the birth of my second child in 2003 I had surgery to prevent furt ... Read on »
Secondary Amenorrhea: A Description, Not A Diagnosis by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello Dr. Ramirez, I'm 20 and 293 pounds. I have had  Secondary Amenorrhea for close to 4 years now. It is apparently being caused by my weight. ... Read on »
Woman With Secondary Infertility & Possible Blocked Tube: Misdiagnosed? Surgery? What To Do? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: I had an HSG (hysterosalpingogram) in November. The dye flowed freely through my left tube, which appeared normal and healthy.  However, the dye would ... Read on »
Finally Pregnant After Multiple Miscarriages: "I Am A Nervous Wreck!" by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hello Dr. Ramirez, I've written you in the past regarding my fertility challenges and your responses have been very encouraging. In my last, I discussed how ... Read on »
38 Year Old Has Five Failed Fresh IVF Cycles But Has Frozen Embies: Should She Try FET? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello - I have been reading you blogs for some time now and am so thankful that you take the time you do with such thoughtful answers. I am 38 and h ... Read on »
39 Year Old With Recurrent Chemical Pregnancies by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello there! I’m writing to you from Florida. I have recently suffered two miscarriages. One in Oct of 2012 and one in March of this year. Both occurr ... Read on »
36 Yr. Old Has Repeated Implantation Failure With Great Embryos...What's Wrong? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Dear Dr, We have just had our 4th failed IVF (in vitro fertilization). Our history.  I am 36, my husband is 39. 1st pregnancy was in 2009 afte ... Read on »
Is A Big IVF Clinic Better Than A Small One? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello, I am writing from Japan and want to ask that can big, crowded clinics be good or are small ones always good? Which is a worst choice...I' ... Read on »
How To Reduce The Risk Of OHSS by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question: Hello, I have been able to get pregnant naturally, but due to my kidney disease was not able to carry to term.  I have about 50 percent kidney f ... Read on »
National Infertility Awareness Week 2013....Join The Movement! by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Dear Readers,     This week, in the United States, through the great organization Resolve, we are promoting infertility awareness on many different venues...support ... Read on »
32 Yr. Old Losing Hope After One IUI Miscarriage and One IVF Chemical Pregnancy: I Say Don't Give... by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hello, I don't even know how to begin because my infertility process has been so exhausting. I am 32 and trying since early 2011 with a sp ... Read on »
Woman Suspects She Has Endo: Treat The Pain Or Do IVF? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Question Hi there. Hubby and I have been TTC (trying to conceive) for almost 4 years now, with no success. We have been to two different REs, the first performed on ... Read on »