Dr. Ramy M. Hanna attended UCLA and received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Microbiology Immunology and Molecular Genetics graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2003. He then matriculated to the University of California San Diego School of medicine where he earned his M.D. degree in 2007 and matched to the Olive view-UCLA internal medicine program which he completed in 2010, and continued his education as a nephrology fellow through the Olive view-UCLA fellowship which was completed in 2012. He worked with the Tower Nephrology Medical group at Cedars Sinai from 2012-2015 with extensive experience in all dialysis modalities, mechanical circulatory support, transplantation –including management of patients who have received multi organ transplants. He then worked at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center as an internist and nephrologist from 2015-2017 until he joined the UCLA-Health South Bay practice. Dr. Hanna is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine as well as published in nephrology, internal medicine, and neurology. He has been involved in clinical research, quality improvement projects, grant writing, and extensive teaching activities which he enjoys greatly. In 2017 he was appointed as a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), and this designation is in recognition of these activities. He has also served providing medical care to at risk populations abroad. He is fluent in Arabic and Spanish and enjoys serving a diverse patient population.
Dr. Hanna’s current research interests include glomerulonephritis, podocytopathies (especially involving vascular endothelial growth factor-VEGF signaling and derangement), atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome/thrombotic micro-angiopathy, hyponatremia management and theoretical modeling, medical informatics and quality improvement of systems based on improved networking, communication, and electronic medical record (EMR) optimization.