Emil Pastrana Ramírez, MD

Emil Pastrana Ramírez, MD

Conditions Treated

Neurosurgeons treat disorders of the brain and nervous system, meninges, skull, pituitary gland, spinal cord, meninges and vertebral column, and cranial and spinal nerves. They use minimally invasive surgery, neuroradiology imaging like CT, MRI, PET, MEG. Patients may go to a neurosurgeon for conditions like hemorrhages, hydrocephalus, head or spinal cord trauma, spinal disc herniation, infections and tumors.

Biographical Summary

Dr. Pastrana-Ramirez completed his medical studies and neurosurgery residency at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Campus and continued his clinical fellow in complex and minimally invasive Spine Surgery at Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington. The doctor continued further studies as a fellow of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is currently part of the Neurosurgery team at HIMA•San Pablo Neuroscience Center bringing new procedures for treatment of herniated disks and diseases of the spine and spinal cord, vertebrate fractures, adult and Pediatric Scoliosis and Spine and spinal cord tumors among many other conditions.


Complex Spine Surgery; Spine Oncology

SpecialtyNeurosurgery – Spine Surgery
8:00 – 5:00pm
HIMA Plaza 706