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Ravinder K. Mittal, MD practices Gastroenterology in La Jolla

Ravinder K. Mittal, MD

Professor of Medicine

Gastroenterologist

Specialties:
Gastroenterology (Primary Specialty)
General Gastroenterology
GI Motility
Practice Locations
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UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices
9350 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA  92037
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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla
Jacobs Medical Center
9300 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA  92037
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About Ravinder K. Mittal, MD
Gender:
Male
Date Joined Staff:
12/1/1997
Additional Languages Spoken
Hindi
Bio
Ravider Mittal, MD, is a board certified gastroenterologist with specialized training in gastrointestinal motility. Dr. Mittal leads UC San Diego’s GI motility and physiology program. He focuses his practice on the accurate diagnosis and treatment of achalasia, Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal diverticula, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernia, nutcracker esophagus, diffuse esophageal spasm, gastroparesis, idiopathic vomiting, rapid gastric emptying, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and fecal incontinence.

His clinical and research interests are in the area of gastrointestinal motility related disorders with special focus on the swallowing disorders, esophageal disorder, problems related to the anorectum and pelvic floor disorders. He has NIH funded research programs in the area of esophageal motor and sensory function as well as pelvic floor disorder as they relate to anorectal function. Dr. Mittal his widely published in medical journals on gastrointestinal physiology. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=mittal+rk

As a professor of medicine, Dr. Mittal is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows in gastroenterology.

Before UC San Diego, Dr. Mittal was an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Dr. Mittal did his fellowship work at Yale New Haven Hospital and earned his medical degree at Maulana Azad Medical College, Dehli University.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Gastroenterology.
Education
Medical Degree
Maulana Azad Medical College Delhi University, New Delhi, India
Internship
Delhi University Hospital, New Delhi, India
Residency
New York Medical College, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY
Fellowship
Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Clinical Expertise Areas
Gastroenterology and GI Motility