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About Ramirez

Dr. Daniel C. Ramirez is an Assistant Attending Pathologist at HSS with special interest in the diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of bone, joints, and soft tissues.

Dr. Ramirez received his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. He trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School followed by fellowships in Surgical Oncologic Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Orthopedic Pathology at HSS.


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Assistant Attending Pathologist, Hospital for Special Surgery


Anatomic Pathology
Clinical Pathology


University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, 2011


Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2015


Surgical Oncologic Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2016
Orthopedic Pathology, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2017

State Licensure



Publications by Ramirez

Selected Journal Articles

Zhu GG, Ramirez D, Chen W, Lu C, Wang L, Frosina D, Jungbluth A, Ntiamoah P, Nafa K, Boland PJ, Hameed MR. Chromosome 3p loss of heterozygosity and reduced expression of H3K36me3 correlate with longer relapse-free survival in sacral conventional chordoma. Hum Pathol. 2020 Oct;104:73-83. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2020.07.002. Epub 2020 Aug 12. PMID: 32795465.

Gundle KR, Deutsch GB, Goodman HJ, Pollack SM, Thompson MJ, Davis JL, Lee MY, Ramirez DC, Kerwin W, Bertout JA, Grenley MO, Sottero KHW, Beirne E, Frazier J, Dey J, Ellison M, Klinghoffer RA, Maki RG. Multiplexed Evaluation of Microdosed Antineoplastic Agents In Situ in the Tumor Microenvironment of Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Aug 1;26(15):3958-3968. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-0614. Epub 2020 Apr 16. PMID: 32299817.

Lu C, Ramirez D, Hwang S, Jungbluth A, Frosina D, Ntiamoah P, Healey J, Zhu G, Chen W, Klein M, Hameed M.
Histone H3K36M mutation and trimethylation patterns in chondroblastoma. Histopathology. 2019 Jan;74(2):291-299. doi: 10.1111/his.13725. Epub 2018 Nov 4. PMID: 30098026; PMCID: PMC6298805.


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 31, 2023, Dr. Ramirez reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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