Get To Know Doctor Nagesh B. Ravipati


Nagesh B. Ravipati – MD

Dr. Nagesh Ravipati received his medical degree from the University of Mysore, India. Dr. Ravipati completed his general surgery residency at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He then completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston Florida.   Dr. Ravipati is also a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK.    As reported in US News World Report and The New York Times, Dr. Ravipati has received Castle Connelly’s Prestigious award ranking him as one of America’s Top Doctors – Colorectal Surgeons.


Doctor Ravipati and his wife Lavanya shown attending Gulfshore Life Magazine’s recent ceremony which recognized him as one of America’s Top Doctors.


Doctor Nagesh Ravipati Industry Contributions

1. Prepyloric Intramural Lipoma of the Stomach – Laparoscopic Transgastric Excision 04/2007
“In-Room Video Loop” Presentation
Ravipati NB, Harold KL
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2. Laparoscopic assisted restorative proctocolectomy with creation of ileal J pouch and loop ileostomy.
Video presentation. 02/2009
C Seo, N Ravipati, S Wexner
International colorectal diseases symposium, Fort Lauderdale.
3. Gracillis muscle interposition for recurrent crohn’s disease rectovaginal fistula.
Video presentation.
B Bashankaev, C Seo, N Ravipati, S Shawki, S Wexner.
American College of Surgeons (ACS) annual meet. Oct, 2009.
Peer-reviewed Articles
Norhona W, Ravipati NB, Zaparde V, Desai AN. Spontaneous (idiopathic) perforation of the normal sigmoid colon (case report). Indian Journal of Surgery 1993; 55(8):426-8.
Are C, Raman SP, Ravipati NB, Talamini MA. Decreased uterine blood flow during laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Journal of Gynaecologic Surgery 2004, 20(4): 113-118
Ravipati NB, Mason M, Harold KL. Endometriosis in a surgical scar (case report). Resid Staff Physician 2006 May; 52(5):41-2.
Ravipati N, Pockaj B, Harold KL. Laparoscopic mesh repair for transverse rectus abdominus muscle and deep inferior epigastric flap harvest site hernias. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2007 Aug;17(4):345-8.
PMID: 17710066
Ravipati NB, Mason MC, McMahan LE, Pockaj BA, Harris LA. Colonoscopy-induced splenic trauma: Strive for conservative management. Surg Rounds 2007 Dec, Vol.30, No.12:566-570.
Ravipati NB, Mclemore EC, Schlinkert RT, Argueta R. Anterior mediastinotomy for parathyroidectomy. Am J Surg 2008 June, Vol. 195, Issue 6: 799-802
Abstracts and Letters
Ravipati NB, Pockaj BA, Gray RJ, Casey WJ. Dermal melanoma: Primary melanoma without an epidermal component or metastatic disease? Ann Surg Oncol 2007 Feb; 14(2 Suppl S):69.
Ravipati NB, Mclemore EC, young-Fadok T, Heppel J, Efron J. Colonoscopy for rectal bleeding: What’s the yield? Abstract.ASCRS, June, 2008.
Jonathan Efron MD, Daniel Lawes MD, MBBS, Nagesh Ravipati MBBS, Leonard Gunderson MD, Mathew Callister MD, Paul Magtibay MD, Tonia Young-Fadok MD, MS and Jacques Heppell MD.
The use of radical surgery with Intra-Operative Electron Beam Radiation Therapy (IOERT) for locally recurrent and locally advanced rectal cancer: A comparative review. Abstract, South West Surgical Society. March, 2008.