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Pokala Ravi Kiran, MD

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Pokala Ravi Kiran, MD
Pokala Ravi Kiran, MD

Dr. Kiran received his medical degree from and completed surgical training at Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India, and received advanced training in colorectal surgery in the United Kingdom. He completed his general surgery residency at Yale-Saint Mary’s Hospital and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and fellowship training in colorectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He is board certified in surgery and in colon and rectal surgery from the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS) and is a fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Glasgow.

The author of more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Kiran is also an editor and reviewer for numerous prominent journals and textbooks. As a student and physician, he has earned several distinctions, including the National Merit Scholarship and Gold Medals during his medical education and surgical training in India, Resident Researcher of the Year during surgical residency, Teacher of the Year in Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in 2011, and the ASCRS Travelling Fellow Award in 2012, and was voted to the list of Best Doctors in Cleveland.

Primary Specialty
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Education And Training
MD, Osmania Medical College (India)
1989 Osmania Medical College
Internship: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center - NY
Residency: St Mary's Hospital
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Clinical Expertise
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Colorectal Surgery
Anal Fissure and Fistula
Sphincter Sparing Surgery
Hemorrhoid Surgery
Fistula, Anal
Diverticular Disease
Crohn's Disease
Colon/Rectal Cancer Surgery
Colon Cancer
Anorectal Disorder
Ulcerative Colitis
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Local 1199
Medicaid [NY]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 342-1155
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 8
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 342-1155
Fax: (212) 305-0267
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Riverdale
3050 Corlear Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463

Phone: (212) 342-1155
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 342-1155
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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