Liliana Ramirez-Gomez, MD


Dr. Liliana Ramirez Gomez is a neurologist who works with general neurology patients, as well as those suffering from memory disorders and other cognitive complaints.

Ramirez Gomez received her medical degree from the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia. While completing her medical training, she received a scholarship to study alongside Harvard Medical School students in the neurology department at Massachusetts General Hospital. Ramirez Gomez completed her neurology residency at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, where she also served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in cognitive and behavioral neurology at the Memory and Aging Center at the same institution.

Before joining the faculty at UCSF, Ramirez Gomez worked as an assistant clinical professor of neurology at the University of Southern California and director of the Acute Neurology Unit at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles. She was voted a “Top Doctor” in Pasadena in 2014. She has been featured on television and community outreach programs on topics including stroke prevention, Alzheimer's dementia and preventative neurology.

Ramirez Gomez is an assistant clinical professor of neurology at UCSF. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.


Neurology Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2273
Fax: (415) 353-2898

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Board Certification


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Universidad de Antioquia 2005


LAC-USC Medical Center 2013


LAC-USC Medical Center 2014

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Chui HC & Ramirez-Gomez, L. Vascular cognitive impairment (VCI): Executive Dysfunction in the Era of the Human Brain Connectome. In:The Frontal Lobes. Miller B, Cummings JL (eds.) 3rd edition. Guilford Press. In press. 2017.
  2. Ramirez-Gomez L, Zheng L, Reed B, Kramer J, Mungas D, Zarow C, Vinters H, Ringman JM, Chui H. Neuropsychological Profiles Differentiate Alzheimer Disease from Subcortical Ischemic Vascular Dementia in an Autopsy-Defined Cohort. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2017; 44(1-2):1-11.
  3. Chui HC, Ramirez Gomez L. Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment in Late Life. Neurol Clin. 2017 May; 35(2):295-323.
  4. Ramirez Gomez L, Jain FA, D'Orazio LM. Assessment of the Hispanic Cognitively Impaired Elderly Patient. Neurol Clin. 2017 May; 35(2):207-229.
  5. Besser LM, Alosco ML, Ramirez Gomez L, Zhou XH, McKee AC, Stern RA, Gunstad J, Schneider JA, Chui H, Kukull WA. Late-Life Vascular Risk Factors and Alzheimer Disease Neuropathology in Individuals with Normal Cognition. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 Oct; 75(10):955-962.
  6. Chui HC & Ramirez-Gomez, L. Vascular cognitive impairment (VCI). In: Atypical and non-AD dementias Geschwind M & Racine C (eds). Wiley-Blackwell. 2016.
  7. Chui HC, Ramirez-Gomez L. Clinical and imaging features of mixed Alzheimer and vascular pathologies. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2015; 7(1):21.
  8. Chui HC, Ramirez-Gomez L .. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Vascular Cognitive Impairment. 2014.
  9. Velez-Pardo C, Rio MJ, Moreno S, Ramrez-Gomez L, Correa G, Lopera F. New mutation (T1232P) of the ATP-7B gene associated with neurologic and neuropsychiatric dominance onset of Wilson's disease in three unrelated Colombian kindred. Neurosci Lett. 2004 Sep 09; 367(3):360-4.

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