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Ravi S. Radhakrishnan

Ravi Radhakrishnan

UTMB Health
301 University Boulevard, Research Building 3.220 M
Galveston, TX 77555


Texas (TX)

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T: 409-772-5666
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Pediatric Surgery; Surgery, General
Doctor's practice has a pediatric specialty or subspecialty

Pediatric Surgery

Surgery, General


Dr. Ravi S. Radhakrishnan is the Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief, the Vice-Chair of Education, and the Program Director of the Pediatric Surgery Residency Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch.  He received his undergraduate degree in Bio-engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and an MBA in general management from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX. 

After graduating from medical school at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, he completed his general surgery residency and an NIH T32 sponsored research fellowship in Shock, Resuscitation and Intestinal Physiology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston.  In addition, he completed a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.  He holds the John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research and has served as the Primary Investigator on multiple extramural grants funded by the Department of Defense and National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Radhakrishnan has authored over 90 scientific publications and has given over 200 presentations at national and international meetings. His clinical interests are in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Portal Hypertension/Complex Hepatobiliary Surgery. 

In addition to multiple teaching awards, Dr. Radhakrishnan has been elected to the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers, the UT System Shine Academy of Health Science Education, and the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators (Associate Member) and holds the honorific title of University of Texas Distinguished Teaching Professor. 

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About Ravi Radhakrishnan

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine

Graduation Year: 2002

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery


Board Certified in Surgery, American Board of Surgery


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