Dr. Ravi Ravinuthala completed his initial postgraduate medical training at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. He later trained in England and was elected a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom (MRCP). He trained in liver transplantation at the prestigious St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, England. In the United States, Dr. Ravinuthala completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. He did a Transplant Hepatology Fellowship at the Henry Ford Transplant Institute and is approved by United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) as a Transplant Hepatologist. Dr. Jonas and Dr. Ravinuthala are the only Board Certified Gastroenterologists in Transplant Hepatology in the Greater Cincinnati area.
He is simultaneously an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. He also is the Medical Director of the Mercy Health Liver and Pancreas Center at Jewish Hospital and is actively involved there in the development of a Center of Excellence for liver diseases.
At Ohio GI, Dr. Ravinuthala is actively engaged in clinical research, as well as teaching Gastroenterology fellows and residents. He is the Director of Ohio GI’s Liver Clinic which includes NASH, Cirrhosis and Viral Hepatitis programs. He is extensively trained in all complex aspects of Liver Disease in addition to general Gastroenterology. He routinely performs ultrasound guided liver biopsies and therapeutic paracentesis in addition to all routine endoscopic procedures.
Dr. Ravinuthala has been awarded “Fellow of American Association for Study of Liver Diseases” designation in 2015. Heis a past President of the Association of Indian Physicians. He serves as medical adviser for the Asian Community Alliance, a charitable organization. He is a keenly involved member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Society of Transplantation, and Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Liver Disease. Dr. Ravinuthala is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology.
Outside of Medicine, he enjoys travel and plays table tennis competitively. He has two children and lives with his wife in Mason.