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Dr. Tharakaram Ravishankar, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
3.9 (7)
Accepting new patients
52 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Tharakaram Ravishankar, MD

Dr. Tharakaram Ravishankar, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Glen Head, NY. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 52 years of experience. They graduated from Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University and is affiliated with Glen Cove Hospital.

Dr. Ravishankar works at T.Ravishankar.MD in Glen Head, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Hypothyroidism and Thyroid Goiter along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ravishankar's Office Locations

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    T.Ravishankar.MD
    997 Glen Cove Ave Ste 2, Glen Head, NY 11545 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 674-9144

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  • Glen Cove Hospital

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    Apr 14, 2018
    Dr. Ravishankar is an excellent doctor. He takes time to explain in detail. Dr. Ravishankar has been my doctor for over 20 years.
    Evelyn in Glen Cove, NY — Apr 14, 2018
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    About Dr. Tharakaram Ravishankar, MD

    Specialties
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 52 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Tamil
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    NPI Number
    • 1083709794
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Jewish Hospital Med Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Jewish Hospital Med Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Tharakaram Ravishankar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ravishankar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ravishankar has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Ravishankar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ravishankar works at T.Ravishankar.MD in Glen Head, NY. View the full address on Dr. Ravishankar’s profile.

    Dr. Ravishankar has seen patients for Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Hypothyroidism and Thyroid Goiter, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ravishankar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Ravishankar. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ravishankar.

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