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Shilpa Ravella, MD

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

Biography

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.

www.shilparavella.com

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

TRICARE [TRICARE]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

MD, University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

Locations

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.