Ramzy H Rimawi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Dr. Ramzy Rimawi completed his undergraduate education in 2003 at the State University at Stony Brook. He then earned his MD from Ross University School of Medicine in 2007. From 2008 through 2011, he trained in Internal Medicine at Lutheran Medical Center, an affiliated hospital of SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. After residency, he moved to North Carolina for clinical and research training in Infectious Diseases from 2011-2013 at East Carolina University (ECU) School of Medicine. Afterwards, he stayed at ECU for additional fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine. After fellowship, he joined the Emory faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine.

With a background in Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Rimawi’s research career has principally focused on nosocomial infections, antibiotic stewardship, and infection control primarily in the ICU. His clinical duties are at Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown, where he is dedicated to teaching students, residents, fellows and affiliate providers in the medical, medico-surgical, cardiothoracic ICU, and hospital wards. He is also heavily involved in the electronic-ICU based at Emory Saint Joseph Hospital where he delivers care for intensive care unit patients at five Emory hospitals.