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About Me

Venus Ramos, MD
"Semi-Finalist Contender on AMERICAN GLADIATORS"


As a rehabilitation physician, Dr. Ramos has committed herself to the promotion of health and fitness not only to her patients, but throughout her community as well. Her training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation allows her to help deconditioned patients optimize their functional independence.  As director of the MD Wellness & Weight Loss Clinic, she assists patients in achieving their weight loss goals.  Being a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, her experience also includes work as a personal trainer, a senior citizen fitness educator, and a volunteer trainer for Special Olympics track athletes.  Additionally, in an effort to make fitness more accessible to those in her neighborhood, she holds free beach workout classes on weekends.

The promotion of health and fitness is an issue of personal significance for Venus. Several years ago, she recommitted herself to leading a physically active lifestyle after her mother suffered a stroke and her father collapsed due to heart disease. Now they all enjoy the positive effect exercise has had on their lives.

A graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine, Venus not only advises patients and clients on the benefits of physical fitness, but she herself regularly trains for fitness competitions. Having held the titles of Ms. Collegiate USA and Miss Teen of Missouri, this is one pageant titleholder that is not afraid to sweat. She regularly appears in the Fitness America ESPN Series and has competed in the Nova Fitness (Obstacle Course) World Finals, the Fitness America National Finals, and the Fitness Universe Pageant.  Her competitive fitness achievements include winning Ms. Bikini California 2002, Ms. Fitness Los Angeles 2005, and NPC Los Angeles Fitness Championships 2007.  Most recently, she had an amazing comeback victory on the NBC premiere of American Gladiators.  No matter how busy her life and career may get, Venus always makes time for training.  In fact, when she was featured as a "temptress" on  FOX's "Temptation Island," she woke up early every morning to run sprints and jump hurdles on the beach - usually all before taping began for the day.

Her expertise in the arena of sports and fitness has been recognized in the media as well.  Radio listeners may also know her as "Doctor Venus," as her knowledge of sports injuries and rehabilitation makes her an invaluable member of the all-female correspondent team for "Damn...Another Sportz Show!?!" - a weekly radio talk show based in Los Angeles.  She's been featured on local news programs for FOX-, CBS-, and ABC-affiliate stations. Venus wrote a fitness training article published in Oxygen Magazine and she has served as an on-camera medical consultant in beauty and fitness product infomercials.  She has also done fitness modeling for print and television.

While Venus' career and athletic pursuits keep her busy, she also enjoys more leisurely activities. During football season, you can usually find her at a sports bar cheering on her favorite team. And you don't have to twist her arm to go out to a karaoke night. Music is a passion that Venus holds close to her heart. Not too long ago you might have caught one of her performances as a featured pop/alternative vocalist at a local tavern in New York.

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Credit Notes

Note:  I've had a few inquiries regarding my age...I have posted RECENT photos here which accurately represent my current appearance.
I do not shoot in the nude (whether it be full, partial, or implied), nor do I shoot in lingerie.  I do not model for violent or fetish images.  Also, I do not do any promotion of alcohol or tobacco.

American Gladiators - Semi-Finalist Contender - Reveille Productions/MGM Studios/NBC
Diagnosis X -- Dr. Toledo -- GRB Entertainment/TLC
The Bachelor: Paris -- Bachelorette -- Next Entertainment/ABC
Temptation Island -- Single Woman -- Rocket Science Labs/FOX
I'd Do Anything    -- Featured Competitor -- TWI / ESPN
Scream Play -- Featured Competitor -- E! Entertainment
Star Dates -- Featured Guest -- E! Entertainment
How Do I Look? -- Featured Guest -- E! Entertainment
Blind Date -- Featured Guest -- NBC Universal
Lawless -- In-Line Skater -- FOX

Holy Man -- Dancer -- S. Herek, director
Versace Murder -- Reporter -- M. Golan, director

Cover Model -- MD Lifestyles magazine.
Featured Model -- FHM Magazine layout.
"Fit for Temptation" article -- Fitness Model -- Oxygen Magazine.
INSPIRE 2005, Motivational Swimsuit Calendar -- Featured Model -- Inspire Publishing.
"Venus X" sunglasses print ad -- Featured Model -- Valcrest International.

Her View of the Game -- TV Co-Host -- Adelphia Communications
Damn...Another Sportz Show?! -- Radio Correspondent -- RadioSTR Media
Miss Teen of Missouri Pageant -- Host -- MTA Organization
Soul Jamz -- TV Co-Host -- Spellbound Entertainment
In Focus -- TV Host -- Golden West College

"JoJo Action" -- Dancer -- Mr. President

Conflicts available upon request.  (Experience includes Spokesmodel for beauty & fitness product infomercials)

Arnold Fitness Expo -- Tradeshow Spokesmodel
Global Pet Expo -- Tradeshow Model/Sales Representative
The Fit Expo -- Featured Booth Model
E3 -- Promotional Model
Networld & Interop Conference -- Tradeshow Spokesmodel
Employee Training Film -- Principle -- AMC Theaters

King and I -- Chorus/Dancer -- Kansas Community Theater.
Joseph & the Amazing Techni. Dreamcoat -- Chorus/Dancer -- Kansas Community Theater.
Charlotte's Web -- Multiple Role Player -- Kansas Community Theater.

Fitness Athlete/Competitor:  Fitness America ESPN Series 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002.  Galaxy Nova Obstacle Course 2000, 2001.
Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track

Fitness Titles:
* Ms. Fitness Los Angeles 2005 - Champion.
* Ms. Fitness USA 2006 - Top 6.
* Ironman 2006, NPC Figure Contest - 3rd Place, Medium Class.
* Fitness California 2002 - 2nd Place.
* Ms. Bikini America 2002 - Top Ten.
* Ms. Bikini California 2002 - Champion.
* Natural Muscle Model Search 2003 - 1st Runner-Up.
* ABA Natural Universe ModelQuest Champion 2001.
* ABA Pasadena ModelQuest Champion 2001.

International Modeling & Talent Association Convention, Los Angeles 1998:
Singing - 3rd Runner-up, Dramatic Monologue - 3rd Runner-up, Dancing - Honorable Mention, Comedic Monologue - Honorable Mention, Sitcom - Honorable Mention, Fashion Print - Honorable Mention.

Drama:  ABN/Heidi Nunes
Vocal:  Miriam Arman, Ava Tracht
Jazz/Fitness Dance:  Larry Vickers, Kelly Breaux
Musical Theater:  Theater for Young America

MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1998.
BS, Biology, University of Miami, 1994.
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
AFAA Certified Aerobic Instructor