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Shilpa Ravella, MD

Board Certifications: 
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Gastroenterology

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
  • 2007 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency: Boston University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2010 Boston University School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2015 University Of Illinois At Chicago

Honors & Awards

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

About Shilpa Ravella

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 and 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.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 305-8582.

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health 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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

2
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032