Kelly S. Ramsey, MD

   HIV/AIDS Specialist

I care for patients at:

Poughkeepsie - Washington

Kelly S. Ramsey, MD graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH in 2003, and from the School of Graduate Studies with an MA in Bioethics in 2004. She finished her residency in Social Internal Medicine from Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NYC in 2006 after completing one year at the University Hospitals Health Systems affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. She also has an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, and a BSFS in International Politics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Dr. Ramsey has been at HRHCare (2011-present), which is a network of community health centers providing comprehensive care in the Hudson Valley and Long Island. Dr. Ramsey is an Internal Medicine physician with a focused practice on HIV, HCV and substance use disorder (including Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorder). Prior to 2011, Dr. Ramsey served as the Medical Director of the Wellness Center at Port Morris in the Division of Substance Abuse at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and as an attending Physician in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Ramsey provides expert advice to the New York State DOH AIDS Institute by serving as: Co-Chair of the Quality of Care Advisory Committee (QAC), Chair of the QAC Substance Use Indicators Subcommittee,  Vice-Chair of the Technical Working Group on Overdose Prevention in Substance Users,  Vice-Chair for the Substance Use Guidelines Committee for the HIV Clinical Practice Guidelines, a collaborative between the NYS DOH AIDS Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Member of the Stakeholder Workgroup on a Drug User Anti-Stigma Campaign, Chair of the Tobacco Cessation Subcommittee, and Vice Chair of the Office of Drug User Health’s NYS Buprenorphine Advisory Group.

Dr. Ramsey serves as the HCV Champion for the Capital District for Mount Sinai to provide educational support for CEI (Clinical Education Initiative) HCV funded programs through the NYSDOH (live presentations, webinars, planning initiatives).

Dr. Ramsey serves on the Public Policy Committee for NYSAM (New York Society of Addiction Medicine).
Dr. Ramsey served as NYACP Hudson Valley Central District Councilor (April 2014-April 2017) and is currently serving as NYACP Hudson Valley District Councilor at Large (April 2017-April 2021). Dr. Ramsey also serves on both the Ethics Committee and the Quality and Patient Safety Committee of the NYACP. Dr. Ramsey is the NYACP 2017 Laureate Award Recipient.

Previously, Dr. Ramsey had served as a member of the Bioethics Committee at Montefiore Medical Center from 2007-2011. She is a National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment recipient and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is bilingual and biliterate in English and Spanish. Dr. Ramsey is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and licensed in New York State.


Original Communications in Reviewed Journals:
Chinazo O. Cunningham, MD, Xuan Li, MS, Kelly Ramsey, MD, MPH, and Nancy L. Sohler, PhD, MPH, A Comparison of HIV Health Services Utilization Measures in a Marginalized Population: Self Report Versus Medical Records, Medical Care, Volume 45, Issue 3, pages 264-268, March 2007

Abstracts, Posters:

Stein MR, Soloway I, Ramsey K, et al. Group treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection in a methadone maintenance program. Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD, poster, November 2009

MR Stein MD, I Soloway RPA, K Ramsey MD, MPH, N Pagan RPA, K Jefferson RPA, AH Litwin MD, MS, Group Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in a Methadone Maintenance Clinic, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, poster, April 2010

David Kotlyar MD, Michelle Pasamba BA, Vafa Tabatabaie MD, Kelly Ramsey MD, A Case of Angioedema of the Bowel: A rare Adverse Effect of Ace-inhibitors, American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, poster, October 2010

Kelly S. Ramsey, MD, MPH, FACP, Anal Paps in HIV-positive Patients: Are the New York State Guidelines Inclusive Enough? ACP Annual Connecticut Scientific Meeting, Tri-State Annual Young Physician Abstract Competition Finalist, poster, November 2010

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