Dr. Haritha Ravi MD
Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology700 Ne 87th Ave Vancouver WA, 98664
Dr. Haritha Ravi is a nephrologist practicing in Vancouver, WA. Dr. Ravi specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Ravi most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.
Education and Training
Gandhi Medical College 1994
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Wayne St Univ-Detroit M C, Nephrology; Wayne St Univ-Detroit M C, Internal Medicine
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