The Speaker Spotlight – 2016 National Conference Edition Part 2


Robert Ramirez, DO, FACP



Dr. Ramirez earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed an internal medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.  He then completed a combined hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Tennessee where he served as chief fellow.   He is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a member of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS). 

He has clinical and research interests in lung cancer, specifically non-small cell and small cell cancers as well as neuroendocrine tumors of the lung including DIPNECH, typical and atypical carcinoids.  He has given multiple presentations at National and International meetings on the topics of lung cancer and neuroendocrine tumors and has multiple peer reviewed publications.  He is a recognized thought leader in these fields. He splits his clinical and research duties between the Ochsner Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Program and the Ochsner Kenner/LSU Multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Clinic.  He is active in clinical trial design as well as teaching to fellows, residents and medical students.  

Dr. Ramirez’s clinical interests include: Non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, neuroendocrine tumors of the lung, DIPNECH and neuroendocrine tumors of the GI tract.

To make an appointment, please contact Pam Ryan, RN:

NOLANETS-New Orleans Louisiana Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialists                  200 West Esplanade, Ste. 200                                                                                        Kenner, LA 70065                                                                                                                    (504) 464-8500                                                                                                                               or toll free: (866) 91-ZEBRA

For more information on the NOLANETS Group and Dr. Robert Ramirez, please visit their website here.

Dr. Ramirez at the 2016 National NET Patient Conference:

Topic: LungNETs and DIPNECH: Diagnosis and Therapy

When: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 3PM*

Note on topic from Dr. Ramirez:

“I am slated to give an overview of neuroendocrine tumors of the lung.  I have a particular interest in lung cancer and specifically all forms of neuroendocrine lung tumors ranging from DIPNECH to small cell.  This is an under represented portion of neuroendocrine tumors not only in research but in general awareness.”

SIGN UP NOW FOR THE 2016 NATIONAL NET PATIENT CONFERENCE in New Orleans, LA from September 22-24th to see Dr. Ramirez and 19 other experts speak on Neuroendocrine Cancer! 

Registration is $125 per person including

  • Thursday’s Welcome Reception 
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and snacks for both Friday and Saturday
  • And keep your eyes out for some special prizes!

Registration does not include your hotel stay or travel expenses.

For more information and to buy your ticket, click here!!

*Time and Date are subject to change.

You can also see Dr. Ramirez speak about the Basics of Lung Neuroendocrine at the 2016 LungNET Conference on Saturday, June 11th, 2016 in Denver, CO!!

Registration for the 2016 LungNET Conference is $25 per person and includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks!

Registration does not include your hotel stay or travel expenses.

For more information and to buy your ticket to the 2016 LungNET Conference, click here!

Want the chance to see BOTH amazing conferences? Sign up NOW to get FREE registration for the 2016 LungNET Conference when you register for the 2016 National NET Patient Conference. SEE HOW TO GET FREE REGISTRATION TO THE 2016 LUNGNET CONFERENCE!

Be sure to check out our Speaker Spotlight on Dr. Ed Wolin!

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