DepartmentsGastroenterology and HepatologyLocationPhoenix, ArizonaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Conditions treatedColon cancer Procedures performedUpper endoscopy InterestsEsophageal disordersTherapeutic endoscopyNew methodsColorectal cancer/screening/surveillanceAdvanced endoscopy Mayo Clinic locations Phoenix, Arizona Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education1992Fellow - Clinical ResearchBaylor College of Medicine1991Fellow - Therapeutic EndoscopyBaylor College of Medicine1990Fellow - GastroenterologyBaylor College of Medicine1988Resident - Internal MedicineSouthern Illinois University and Affiliated Hospitals1983MDUniversidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia1977Undergraduate StudiesUniversidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications1991GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine1988Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineAwards and honors2016Educator of the Year AwardMayo Clinic Residents and Fellows Association - Arizona2013Individual Excellence Service AwardMayo Clinic in Arizona2011The Best of DDW 2011 - Award for "The water method is associated with higher adenoma detection rate (ADR). A head-to-head comparative study"Digestive Disease Week2009Certificate of AppreciationNorthern Arizona VA Health Care System2008Performance AwardU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2007Service Award (15 Years)U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2007Gerald Schmitz Practitioner Excellence AwardU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2006Performance AwardU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs20042004 Presidential Poster AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology2004Wireless Video Capsule Endoscopy Clinical Research AwardAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy2004Wireless Capsule Endoscopy AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology2002Presidential Poster AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology2002Service Award (10 Years)U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2001Governors Award for Excellence in Clinical ResearchAmerican College of Gastroenterology2001Special Contribution AwardU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2000Olympus Advanced Endoscopic Career Enhancement AwardAmerican Digestive Health Foundation2000Governor for the State of ArizonaAmerican College of Gastroenterology1988Barry Breen Memorial AwardSouthern Illinois University and Affiliated Hospitals1983Graduated among the top 10 of the class in Medical SchoolUniversidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2015 - 2018MemberTraining Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy2014 - 2016Co-DirectorMayo Clinic Esophageal Course2011Invited FacultyTrain the Trainers Conference, American College of Gastroenterology2009 - presentFellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association2002 - 2004MemberNominating Committee, American College of Gastroenterology2002 - 2004MemberCredential Committee, American College of Gastroenterology2002 - presentMemberEducational Affairs Committee, American College of Gastroenterology2000 - 2002MemberCommittee on Diversity, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy1999 - 2000PresidentPhoenix Society of Gastroenterology1997 - 1999MemberCommittee on Training, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy1996 - 2010MemberLaser Safety Committee, Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs1995 - 2010MemberNutrition Committee, Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs1995FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology1994 - 2000MemberPublications Committee, American College of Gastroenterology1994 - 2000MemberProfessional Issues Committee, American College of Gastroenterology1993 - 2010MemberExecutive Cancer Committee, Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Conditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20226123 Doctors & Medical Staff Ramirez, Francisco C. M.D.