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Amaya Ramos, MD

Dr. Ramos completed her undergraduate studies and medical school training at Pedro Henriquez Urena University in Santo Domingo, and a fellowship program in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Child and Adult Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology. As a USF faculty member she has served as Director of the Tourette's Disorder Clinic and as a faculty member of the Silver Child Development Center.

Dr. Ramos has a part-time private practice, and has been a consultant for the Pasco and Hillsborough County School Systems for more than10 years. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry.

Education and Training

  • MD - Pedro Henriquez Urena National University, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1983
  • Psychiatry Residency - University of South Florida, 1997
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship - University of South Florida, 1998

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry subspecialty
  • American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Scholarly Activity and Interests

  • Dr Ramos’ research interests include pediatric psychopharmacology as it relates to Tourette's Disorder and to autism and obsessive compulsive disorder; she has participated in several clinical trials in these areas. Currently, she is a co-investigator for several ongoing research projects at the Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry.