Dr. Ravi Shekarappa, MD

Name : Ravi Shekarappa, MD
Specialty : Internal Medicine
Year of Graduation : 1999
Languages : English, Kannada
Education : Residency in Dermatology, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; Residency in Internal Medicine at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL.
Activities and Honors : Board Certified (ABIM-American Board of Internal Medicine).
Interests : Cardiovascular Disorders, Dermatology, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol.
Affiliation : Active Medical Staff Physician at Houston Medical Center; Medical Director of Lodge Skilled Nursing Facility; Medical Director of Heart of Georgia Hospice.
Educator : Attending Physician in Family Medicine Residency Program at Houston Healthcare, Mercer University School of Medicine, Trinity School of Medicine.
Awards :
  • Physician Of Year by GA campus of PCOM, 2013-2014.
  • Clinician of Excellence by GA campus of PCOM, 2013-2014.
  • Outstanding Clinical Educator of the Year '2015.
  • Outstanding Outpatient Preceptor of the Year '2017.
  • Outstanding Inpatient Preceptor of the Year '2023.
Publications :
  • KhannaN, Dogra D, Ravindraprasad J. S. Multiple symmetrical lipomatosis in a patient on long term corticosteroid therapy. Acta Dermo-Venerelogica 1996;76(3): 245-6.
  • Shirin Muzaffar, Ravi Shekarappa. Blastomyces Dermatitidis. Hospital Medicine 1998; 62.
  • Ravi Shekarappa, et al. Chronic non-healing ulcers. American Family Physician 1999; 59: 3153-54.
  • Ravi Shekarappa, et al. Back Rash. American Family Physician 1999.
Books : Common Clinical and Dermatological Findings in Primary Care by Ravi Shekarappa, MD: published in August 2023.