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Stefano Ravalli, MD

Board Certifications: 
Cardiovascular Disease
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(212) 305-5371

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Expertise

  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Cardiology Consultation
  • Coronary Artery and Valvular Disease
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Hypertension

Education & Training

  • University of Rome La Spienza
  • Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Stefano Ravalli

Stefano Ravalli, MD is a cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Ravalli’s areas of expertise include coronary artery disease, hypertension, cardiac imaging, congestive heart failure and valvular heart disease. Dr. Ravalli is board certified in cardiovascular disease and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Ravalli received his medical license from the University of Rome La Sapienza, where he graduated Summa cum laude. He completed his residency and internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, cardiology and heart failure/transplant cardiology fellowships at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Ravalli has been named as a New York Super Doctor and US News & World Report’s Best Doctors of America. Dr. Ravalli is an active preceptor at Columbia for medical student, residents and fellows and has authored more than 40 manuscripts and abstracts.

Dr. Ravalli is a member of the ColumbiaDoctors Hypertension Center, a multi-disciplinary center of excellence that provides high quality care and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for patients with hypertension. He sees patients at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown and Columbia University Medical Center in Washington Heights, New York.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Stress Echocardiography Laboratory

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • 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 Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • 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
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

1
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 647
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-5371
Fax:
(212) 305-1672
Primary
2
51 West 51st Street
Suite 330
New York, New York 10019
Phone:
(212) 305-5371
Fax:
(212) 305-1672

Research

Selected Publications

  1. Ravalli S, Chabon AB, Khan AA. Gastrointestinal neoplasia in young HIV antibody-positive patients. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 1989;91:458-461.
  1. Ravalli S, Marboe CC, D’Agati VD, Sigal E, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Expression of 15-lipoxygenase in transplant coronary artery disease. In: Samuelsson B, Paoletti R, Ramwell PW, eds. Advances in Prostaglandins, Thromboxane and Leukotriene Research Vol. 23:381-383. New York: Raven Press 1995.
  1. Ravalli S, Marboe CC, D’Agati VD, Sigal E, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Immunohistochemical demonstration of 15-lipoxygenase in transplant coronary artery disease. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 1995;15:340-348.
  1. Ravalli S, LiMandri G, Di Tullio MR, Marboe CC, Boxt L, Sacco RL, Schwartz A, Homma S. Intravascular ultrasound imaging of human cerebral arteries. Journal of Neuroimaging 1996;6:71-75.
  1. Wang N, Tabas I, Winchester R, Ravalli S, Tall A. Interleukin-8 is induced by cholesterol loading of macrophages and expressed by macrophages foam cells in human atheroma. Journal of Biological Chemistry 1996;271:8837-8842.
  1. Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Albala A, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Increased immunoreactive endothelin-1 in human transplant coronary artery disease. Circulation 1996;94:2096-2102.
  1. Aji W, Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Jiang X, Sciacca RR, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. L-arginine prevents xanthoma formation and inhibits atherosclerosis in LDL receptor knock-out mice. Circulation 1997;95:430-437.
  1. Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Albala A, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Endothelin-1 peptide expression in transplant coronary artery disease. Transplantation Proceedings 1997;29:2579-2580.
  1. Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Barbone A, Albala A, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Inducible nitric oxide synthase is upregulated in human transplant coronary artery disease. Transplantation Proceedings 1997;29:2581-2582.
  1. Szabolcs M, Ravalli S, Minanov O, Sciacca RR, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Apoptosis and increased expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in human allograft rejection. Transplantation 1998;65:804-812.
  1. Cannon PJ, Yang X, Szabolcs M, Ravalli S, Sciacca RR, Michler RE. The role of inducible nitric oxide synthase in cardiac allograft rejection. Cardiovascular Research 1998;38:6-15.
  1. Ciubotariu R, Liu Z, Colovai AI, Ho E, Itescu S, Ravalli S, Hardy MA, Cortesini R, Rose EA, Suciu-Foca N. Persistent allopeptide reactivity and epitope spreading in chronic rejection of organ allografts. Journal of Clinical Investigation 1998;101:398-405.
  1. Ravalli S, Albala A, Ming M, Szabolcs M, Barbone A, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in smooth muscle cells and macrophages of human transplant coronary artery disease. Circulation 1998;97:2338-2345.
  1. Khan AA, Ravalli S, Vincent RA, Chabon AB. Primary Kaposi’s sarcoma simulating hemorrhoids in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1989; 84:1592-1593.
  1. Ravalli S, Garcia RL, Vincent RA, Shein R. Disseminated Pneumocystis Carinii infection in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. New York State Journal of Medicine 1990;90:155-157.
  1. Ravalli S, Vincent RA, Beaton H. Primary Kaposi’s sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract presenting as acute appendicitis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1990;85:772-773.     
  1. LiMandri, G, Ravalli S, Homma S, Boxt, L, Di Tullio M, Marboe CC, Santiago D, Schwartz A. Intravascular ultrasound imaging of human pulmonary arteries gives accurate luminal measurements. American Review of Respiratory Diseases 1993;147:A1020.
  1. Ravalli S, LiMandri G, Di Tullio M, Marboe CC, Santiago D, Schwartz A, Homma S. In vitro intravascular ultrasound of human cerebral arteries. Annals of Neurology 1993;34:253.
  1. Santiago DW, Ravalli S, LiMandri G, Di Tullio M, Marboe CC, Rose EA, Spotnitz H, Homma S. In vivo transesophageal echocardiographic determination of left ventricular mass: validation using explanted hearts. Circulation 1993;881:161.
  1.  Ravalli S, LiMandri G, Di Tullio MR, Marboe CC, Boxt L, Sacco RL, Apfelbaum M, Schwartz A, Homma S. Intravascular ultrasound imaging of human cerebral arteries: an in vitro study. Stroke 1994;25:250.
  1. Ravalli S, Marboe CC, Szabolcs M, Rogers KM, D’Agati VD, Sigal E, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Immunohistochemical demonstration of 15-lipoxygenase in transplant-associated coronary artery disease. Circulation 1994;90:I-135.
  1. Khan S, Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, D’Agati VD, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. T-lymphocyte accumulation and proliferation in transplant and native atherosclerosis. Circulation 1995;92:I-107.
  1. Ravalli S, Vidali A, Cannon PJ, Kelly A. Progesterone receptors are not expressed in normal and atherosclerotic coronary arteries. Circulation 1995;92:I-107.
  1. Aji W, Ravalli S, Jiang X, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Inhibition of atherosclerosis and xanthoma formation by L-arginine in cholesterol-fed LDL receptor knock-out mice. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 1996;27:242A.
  1. Ravalli S, Khan S, Szabolcs M, D’Agati VD, Cannon PJ, Michler RE. Cell proliferation in native and transplant coronary artery disease. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 1996;15:S61.
  1. Szabolcs M, Ravalli S, Minanov O, Sciacca RR, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Apoptosis and increased iNOS in human cardiac allograft rejection. Circulation 1996;94:I-53.
  1. Ravalli S, Cai B, Kohmoto T, DeRosa CM, Uzum G, Packer M, Burkhoff D. Apoptosis contributes to myocyte loss late after myocardial infarction in rats. Circulation 1996;94:I-32.
  1. Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Barbone A, Albala A, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in human transplant coronary artery disease. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 1997;16:S66.
  1. Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Albala A, Michler RE, Cannon PJ. Endothelin-1 peptide expression in transplant coronary artery disease. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 1997;16:S65.
  1. Lee FH, Yang X, Ravalli S, Szabolcs M, Sciacca RR, Rabbani LE, Cannon PJ. Carotid artery injury induction of inducible nitric oxide synthase contributes to neointimal hyperplasia in interferon regulatory factor-1 knock-out mice. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 1997;29:51A.