Shilpa Ravella, MD

Shilpa Ravella, MD

Eating and Living for Gut Health

Dr. Shilpa Ravella is a gastroenterologist with expertise in nutrition and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center where she directs the Adult Small Bowel Program. She holds a B.S. in Biology from MIT and an M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Ravella has a strong background in intestinal disease, including advanced training in nutrition. She is interested in the interactions among food, the microbiome and the immune system, with particular attention to the potential of nutritional therapy to prevent and treat disease. She speaks and writes regularly on food, health and wellness and has authored articles for a variety of print and broadcast media.