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Dr. Ramesh C Ramanathan Is this you?

About

Dr. Ramesh C Ramanathan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA, with another office in Pittsburgh, PA. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and Surgery. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Ramesh C Ramanathan has the following 2 specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Surgery
  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2014, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Gastroenterostomy
  • Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Obesity
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Clinical Research
  • Education

  • University Health Center Of Pittsburgh

    Residency

  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. Ramesh C Ramanathan is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Pittsburgh, PA.