Ciro Ramos Estebanez, Neurologist, Neuro-Intensivist, Neurology & Neurosurgery

Ciro Ramos Estebanez, MD, PhD, MBA

Neurology and Neurosurgery

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Dr. Ciro Ramos-Estebanez is the chief of the Section of Neurocritical Care at UI Health. A physician-scientist, Dr. Ciro specializes in critical care neurology, noninvasive brain stimulation research, and MRI research. Dr. Ramos-Estebanez's is an innovator who has produced basic science and clinical manuscripts in a number of neurological journals. His research interests include vascular cognitive impairment (VCI), and he is a member of the multinational Vascular Impairment of Cognition Classification Consensus Study (VICCS). His research also focuses on noninvasive brain stimulation and behavioral neurophysiology, and he has developed a number novel technologies in this area. In addition, he has developed a new MRI sequence that measures the cerebral metabolic rate and blood brain barrier permeability in-vivo. Dr. Ramos-Estebanez's other clinical research achievements have focused on neurocritical care and include novel diagnostic criteria for a neurocritical care condition, and a first description in the literature of a heroin complication in the central nervous system.

Language : English, Spanish

specialties & services

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurology
  • Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Research
  • MRI Research


University of Illinois Hospital

1740 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fellowship: University of Miami
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School — Boston
  • Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University — Bronx, NY
  • Medical School: University of Cantabria — Spain
  • Postgraduate: Case Western Reserve University — Cleveland
  • Board Certification: Neurology
  • Board Certification: Neurocritical Care