Shilpa Ravella, MD


Shilpa Ravella, MD


Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 8
New York, NY 10032

Additional Locations for Shilpa Ravella, MD

  • CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    Floor 14
    New York, NY 10032

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About Shilpa Ravella, MD

Dr. Shilpa Ravella is a gastroenterologist with expertise in nutrition and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center where she specializes in the care of patients with a range of nutritional issues, including those with complex rare diseases requiring intestinal or multivisceral transplantations. Dr. Ravella earned her B.S. in Biology from MIT and an M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She offers an integrative approach to patient care and is interested in the interactions between food, the microbiome and the immune system, particularly the potential of nutritional therapy to prevent and treat disease. She speaks and writes on food, health and wellness and has written for a variety of national media including The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Slate, Discover, USA Today, PBS TED-Ed. She has been featured as an expert in Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Food and Wine, Glamour, Women's Health and many other outlets, and has appeared on radio and national television, including ABC's Good Morning America.

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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
  • Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

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

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