Dr. R. Ravi | Gastroenterologist in Chennai | Rela Institute, India

Dr. R. Ravi

MBBS, MD, DM Gastro

Director & Sr. Consultant Gastroenterologist

Medical Gastroenterology


Brief Profile

Dr. R. Ravi, is a well-known national expert and a distinguished interventional gastroenterologist with over 25years of experience in the management of advanced and complex GI conditions like GI Bleeding, Obstructive Jaundice and Pancreatic disorders. He is a national and international faculty for advanced therapeutic Endoscopy courses. He has performed over 7000 ERCPs till date and an expert in EUS and Third space endoscopy (POEM, ESD, EMR). Credited with a number of first-of-its-kind interventional gastroenterological procedures including Endoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy and Endoscopic Pancreatic necrosectomy, he is one of the firexperts to do SEMS for Pseudo-cyst of pancreas. Dr. Ravi can be described as one of the best gastroenterology specialist in Chennai

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS 1983, Stanley Medical College, India
  • MD (Gen Med) 1989, Madras Medical College, India
  • DM Gastro 1995, Madras Medical College, India

Clinical Expertise

  • 35 years of experience
  • Performed over 7000 ERCPs, 20000 Upper GI Endoscopy, 5000 Lower GI Endoscopies
  • One of the few experts to perform SEMS for pseudocyst of pancreas
  • Expert in Early pancreatic Necrosectomy and percutaneous endoscopic necrosectomy
  • Credited with a number of one-of-its-kind procedures including endoscopic choledochoduodenostomy
  • First person in Tamilnadu to do Endoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy
  • Second person in the country to do SEMS for pseudocyst of pancreas

Honors & Awards

  • ISG - Kerala Chapter, Mid Term State Conference in 2000
  • Endosangamam - National Endoscopy Workshop in Nagercoil in 2001
  • Co Organizing Secretary, Annual Conference, ISG, Tamil Nadu Chapter in 2006
  • Awarded the best contributor for the hospital's growth for the year 2004 by Apollo hospital, Madurai

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