Rafael De la Garza Ramos, MD was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico. He received his medical degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology in 2013, graduating with honors. He then completed a three-year research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery, receiving the A. Earl Walker Outstanding International Fellow Award in 2015 in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of neurological sciences. He completed his residency training in neurological surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

His clinical interest is in spine oncology and complex reconstruction, including management of primary and metastatic tumors of the spine, spinal deformity, and salvage procedures.

His research focuses on spine oncology, particularly on the impact of frailty on surgical outcomes, adverse event prediction, biomechanics of spinal reconstruction in cancer patients, and cancer health disparities.



2006 – 2013
Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A. Santos (Honors)
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, México

Research Fellowship

Post-Doctoral Clinical Research
Department of Neurosurgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY


Junior Faculty, Complex Spinal Surgery

Awards, Memberships and Publications
Dr. De La Garza Ramos has many honors, memberships and publications. To see a full list of credentials, download his CV.

LPG Neurosurgery, Rhode Island Hospital APC
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
110 Lockwood St., 6th Floor
Providence, RI 02903