Luis Ramírez was born in Guatemala City in 1971, he attended the Austrian School in Guatemala and Graduated with a Trilingual (German, English and Spanish) Bachelors Degree.

Dr. Ramirez graduated from the San Carlos State University and earned his DDS Title, he then received his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training in the General Trauma Hospital, in Guatemala City. Dr. Ramirez did a Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery under world renowned surgeon Dr. Rodolfo Asensio in Antigua Guatemala. Dr. Ramirez specialized in Facial Orthopedics and Orthodontics in Mexico and recently finished his Fellowship in Orthognathic Surgery under Dr. Joachim Obwegeser in the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland.

Dr. Luis Ramirez, Antigua Guatemala

Dr. Luis Ramirez oes continued education courses in Europe, where he has studied Distraction Osteogenesis (Cologne, Germany 2002 with Prof. Dr. Joachim Zöller), Bone Regeneration and PRGF (Vitoria, Spain 2004 with Dr. Eduardo Anitua), Diplomat in Dental Implants (Mexico and Spain 2006).

Dr. Ramirez has lectured in Guatemala, Mexico, Costa Rica and Switzerland.

Dr. Ramirez is married to Karina Ramirez who is a Physiotherapist who helps incapacitated children in Guatemala City, and together they have two daughters: Jennifer and Cristina.

Areas of expertise

  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Dental Implant Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Rehabilitation
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery

Dr. Luis Ramirez, Orthognathic Surgeon, Antigua Guatemala

Curriculum Vitae


Luis Alonso Ramírez Reyes

Studies 1990-1997

San Carlos National University of Guatemala (USAC) Dental School
Guatemala, City

Postgraduate 1999-2001

Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS)
General Trauma Hospital
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Guatemala, City

Fellowship 2002-2003

Pediatric Cleft Hospital (CIE)
Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
La Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez

Diplomate 2004

Biotechnology Institute, BTI
Implant Dentistry, surgical and prosthodontic procedures
México, DF and Vitoria Spain

Speciality 2005-2007

Mexican Association of Maxillary Orthopedics (AMOM)
Maxillary Orthopedics and Orthodontics
México, DF

Fellowship 2008-2009

Universitätsspital Zürich
Orthognathic Surgery
Zürich, Switzerland


  • Head of Department of Oral Surgery Mariano Galvez University (2003-2006) Guatemala
  • Member of the Scientific International Committee “Dental Dialogue” Journal, Spain
  • Lecturer in Implant Dentistry, BTI, México
    Instructor Dental Implantology Course, Millennium Study Group, Guatemala

Courses taken

“Distraction and Vertical Augmentation of the Alveolar Process”, Germany, June 2002

“Bone Regeneration and PRP”, México, March 2003

“Dental Implant Prosthodontics”, Germany, September 2004

“Plasma Rich in Growth Factors”, Spain, October 2004


  • Nikkei Association Congress, México, November 2003
  • Guatemalan Oral and Maxillofacial Association, Guatemala, January 2004
  • Guatemalan Dental Association, Guatemala, May 2004
  • BTI Continued Education Course, Spain, June 2004
  • FOCAP Congress, Costa Rica, August 2004
  • International Academy of Implantology and Periodontics, Guatemala August 2005
  • Postgraduate Course in Orthodontics, USAC, Guatemala October 2005
  • ALACIBU Congress, Cancun México May 2006
  • Mesoamerican Academy of Dentistry, Tuxtla México, June 2007
  • Guatemalan Dental Association, Guatemala, January 2008



Maxillofacial Centre

Calle Real de Santa Ines # 9A
Antigua Guatemala
Cod. Postal 03001

Phone:       (502)  7832 6002
                  (502)  7832 0487
WhatsApp: (502)  5468 5820
Skype: dr_luisramirez

Business Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00am to 7:00pm
Sat       8:00am to 12:00pm