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Shilpa Ravella, <span>MD</span>

Shilpa Ravella, MD

Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 342-0896


Dr. Shilpa Ravella is a gastroenterologist with expertise in nutrition and an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center where she directs the Adult Small Bowel Program, managing the gastrointestinal evaluations and medical care of adult intestinal and multivisceral transplant patients. Dr. Ravella holds a B.S. in Biology from MIT and an M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She has a strong background in intestinal disease, having completed her gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Illinois in Chicago with advanced training in nutrition and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Ravella offers an integrative approach to patient care with a focus on optimizing nutrition. She is interested in the interactions between food, the microbiome and the immune system, especially the potential of nutritional therapy to prevent and treat disease. She writes regularly on food, health and wellness and has written for a variety of national media including The Atlantic, Discover Magazine, Slate, PBS and TED-Ed.

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MD, University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 342-0896

Fax: (646) 317-6508

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Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 342-0896

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

  • Columbia University Public Voices Fellow 2016
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Visiting IBD Fellow 2013, Massachusetts General Hospital

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.