Laurie A. Ramrattan, M.B.B.S. (M.D.)

Laurie A. Ramrattan M.B.B.S. (M.D.)

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-8846

About Laurie A. Ramrattan

Laurie Ann Ramrattan, M.D., is a board-certified rheumatologist. She is also a certified clinical densitometrist, CCD, and is certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound. She received her medical education from The University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, and completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Dr. Ramrattan specializes in treating lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions, osteoporosis, vasculitis, gout and many more rheumatologic diseases. She performs ultrasound-guided procedures, including joint aspirations and injections, for disease diagnosis and treatment.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Rheumatology

Publications

2022
Rituximab Used for the Treatment of Nonuremic Calciphylaxis: A Complication of Prolonged Steroid Use in Lupus Nephritis.
Cureus.14(7):e26516-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.26516.[PMID] 35795578.
2021
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Diagnosis of Symptomatic Hoffa's Fat Pad Ganglion Cyst Successfully Managed Nonoperatively: A Case Report.
Cureus.13(10):e18665-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.18665.[PMID] 34790445.
2020
Diagnostic accuracy of salivary gland ultrasound in Sjögren's syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Therapeutic advances in musculoskeletal disease.12():1759720X20973560-[DOI] 10.1177/1759720X20973560.[PMID] 33281953.
2018
Effectiveness of healthcare educational and behavioral interventions to improve gout outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Therapeutic advances in musculoskeletal disease.10(12):235-252[DOI] 10.1177/1759720X18807117.[PMID] 30515250.
2017
Sonographic Characteristics of Extensor Tendon Abnormalities and Relationship With Joint Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Pilot Study.
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.36(5):985-992[DOI] 10.7863/ultra.16.05024.[PMID] 28258622.
2013
Role of vitamin D in the onset, progression, and severity of multiple sclerosis.
Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.19(1):129-36[DOI] 10.4158/EP12152.RA.[PMID] 23186958.
2013
Ultrasound Characteristics of Extensor Tendon Abnormalities and Peritendinous Fluid in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis and Rheumatism.65():S828-S829[DOI] .[PMID] .

Office Information

Academic Office
2nd Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street, L14
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-3702
Laurie.Ramrattan@jax.ufl.edu
Administrative Manager
Noretta Rasmussen
(904) 244-8846
Noretta.Rasmussen@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Medical Degree
2006 · University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Internal Medicine Residency
2013 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Fellowship
2015 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA