Dr. Rustico Ramos Jr. has been named the assistant medical director at Serenity HospiceCare.
Dr. Ramos steps into his newest position with not only a wealth of hospice experience but he also brings with him medical knowledge and expertise. He is board certified in Family Medicine, graduating from the University of Columbia in 1993 with a B. S. in Biology with honors. He graduated as a Doctor of Medicine in 1997 and completed his residency in Family Practice at St. Johns Mercy Medical Center. In 1999, He became a Fertility Care Services Medical Assistant by attending the Pope Paul VI Institute for study of Human Reproduction in Omaha, Nebraska.
Currently, Dr. Ramos works at the Farmington Physicians Associates Saint Francis Medical Center.
The organizations that Dr. Ramos is proud to be a part of are Diplomate American Academy of Family Physicians and the Knights of Columbus in Farmington.
“We are so blessed to have Dr. Ramos as a part of our hospice team.” said Shelley Layton, executive director at Serenity HospiceCare. “His reputation in our community is impeccable and his commitment to elderly care completely aligns with the vision that Serenity HospiceCare has for our patients and our families. “
Dr. Ramos voiced his acceptance of the position by saying, “As a Family Practice physician, I honor and respect the dignity of human life from birth until death, in illness and in health. I am privileged to be part of a team of dedicated healthcare professionals who can be with the person at the bedside providing care and comfort at the end of life that is consistent with their values and needs.”