Dr. Nitesh Ratnakar M.D.; FACG
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine213 Main St Elkins WV, 26241
Dr. Nitesh Ratnakar practices Geriatric Medicine in Elkins, WV. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Ratnakar works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Maulana Azad Med Coll- Univ Of Delhi- New Delhi- Delhi- India 1998
Maulana Azad Medical College 1997
Butler University in Indianapolis 1998
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 2005
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Efficacy and Safety Study of SHP647 as Induction Therapy in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis (FIGARO UC 301)
- A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Efficacy and Safety Study of SHP647 as Induction Therapy in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis (FIGARO UC 302)
- Acid Reflux
- Colon Polyps
- Hepatitis C
- H. Pylori
- Vascular Disease
- Finch U Hlth Sci/Chgo M Sch, Internal Medicine
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