Ramon Cuevas-Trisan completed his undergraduate education at Tulane University in New Orleans. He graduated in 1988 with a degree of Bachelor of Sciences in Biomedical Engineering. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, earning the degree of Doctor in Medicine in 1992. He completed a Transitional Internship Program at the Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans. Following that, he completed residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) Multicampus Residency Program. During his senior year, Dr. Cuevas served as Chief Resident and earned the “House Officer of the Year” award at Cedars–Sinai Medical Center.
After 2 years in private practice in Miami, he moved to Puerto Rico to join the PM&R service at the VA Caribbean HCS where he was PM&R Residency Training Program Director. In 2003, he joined the West Palm Beach VAHCS as Chief of the PM&R and Pain Management Service, a position he held until July 2019, when he transitioned to the position of Associate Chief of Staff for Education & Research, overseeing the institutional education and research programs. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives. He holds faculty appointments (Associate Professor) with the University of Miami, Nova Southeastern University, and Florida Atlantic University. He has been a member and committee chair of merit review panels for the VA Office of Rehabilitation Research & Development in Washington DC, has authored many scientific publications, a book of upper limb painful conditions, and serves as reviewer for several scientific journals. He has been an invited lecturer at numerous scientific meetings, locally, nationally, and internationally.
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