Reuben Ramphal, MD

img_1852Reuben Ramphal, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine




BS McGill University, Montreal, Canada Microbiology and Immunology
MD McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Internship Montreal General Hospital Medicine
Assistant Resident Montreal General Hospital Medicine
Resident Royal Victoria Hospital Diagnostic Microbiology
Post-doctoral Fellow University of Florida Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Professional Societies 

  • Scientific Council, Vaincre la Mucoviscidose, France 2011- present


  • Guillon A, Brea D, Morello E, Tang A, Y Jouan , Ramphal R , Brice Korkmaz B, Perez-Cruz  M, Trottein F, J. O’Callaghan R J, Philippe Gosset P, Mustapha Si-Tahar . Pseudomonas aeruginosa Proteolytically 1 Alters the Interleukin 22-dependent Lung Mucosal Defense (in Press) Virulence 2017.
  • Guillon A, Chevaleyre C, Barc C, Berri M, Adriaensen H, Lecompte F, Villemagne T, Pezant J, Delaunay R, Moënne-Loccoz J, Berthon P, Bähr A, Wolf E, Klymiuk N, Attucci S, Ramphal R, Sarradin P, Buzoni-Gatel D, Si-Tahar M, Caballero I. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning Facilitates Early Identification of Neonatal Cystic Fibrosis Piglets. PLoS One. 23;10(11) 2015.
  • Balloy V, Thévenot G, Bienvenu T, Morand P, Corvol H, Clément A Ramphal R, Hubert D, Chignard M. Flagellin concentrations in expectorations from cystic fibrosis patients. BMC Pulm Med. 14 :100, 2014.
  • Guervil DJ, Klinker KP, Reardon NT, Alnuaimat HM, Borgert SJ, Ramphal R. Measuring quality metrics to identify and monitor antimicrobial stewardship program quality improvement efforts. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 35:101-3. 2014.
  • Pardo J, Klinker KP, Borgert SJ, Trikha, J, Rand KH, Ramphal R, Time to Positivity of Blood Cultures Supports Antibiotic De-escalation at 48 Hours. Ann.Pharmacotherapy 48:33-40. 2013.

Awards and Honors

  • NIH Grant RO1- AI 078770, “Type II secretion system of Pseudomonas. aeruginosa in acute lung infection. September 2009 – January 2012.
  • NIH Grant, RO1-AI45014, “ Regulation of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa flagellar biogenesis pathway March 2003 – February 2009.
  • NIH Grant RO1-AI 47852 “Flagellin glycosylation and virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa” July 2001 – June 2007.
  • NIH Grant, RO1-AI45014, “ Regulation of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa flagellar biogenesis pathway, February 1999 – January 2003.
  • NIH Grant, 2R01-HL33622, “Bronchopulmonary Infections: The Role of Mucins “, July 1, 1997- June 30, 2001.