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About Ravinder K. Mittal, MD

Ravinder 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.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Maulana Azad Medical College Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Fellowship

  • Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Residency

  • New York Medical College, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY

Internship

  • Delhi University Hospital, New Delhi, India

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Hindi

Date Joined Staff

  • 1997-12-01

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Gastroenterology and GI Motility
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted