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About Gladys 'Sandy' Ramos, MD
Gladys "Sandy" Ramos, MD, is a perinatologist who specializes in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies. Perinatologists, also known as maternal-fetal medicine specialists, care for pregnant women with complex health or fetal issues.
Dr. Ramos' expertise is in treating women with diabetes to help ensure safe deliveries of healthy infants while maintaining optimal health for mothers. She is also experienced in managing placenta accreta and other high-risk issues. She is director of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Program.
As a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Dr. Ramos is active in educating medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she is also program director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program.
Dr. Ramos has published numerous abstracts, peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Her work has appeared in American Journal of Medical Genetics, Journal of Perinatology and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Ramos' training includes completing a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco. She earned her medical degree from UC Irvine.
Dr. Ramos is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Ramos enjoys traveling with her husband. She is bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on care for complicated pregnancies, see Maternal-Fetal Care.
- UC Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Placenta Accreta
- Maternal Medical Disorders
- Prenatal Diagnosis and Imaging
- High-Risk Pregnancy
- Gestational Diabetes
- Diabetes During Pregnancy
- Fetal Anomalies
- Genetic Syndromes
- Invasive Placentation
- Thyroid Disorders
- Cardiac Conditions