Caritas Hospital

Dr. Ajay Ravi

Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist

An Interventional Pulmonologist with good clinical experience in all Respiratory Disorders and Allergy, Dr Ajay Ravi has specialized training in Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology. He performs all advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including Radial and Convex Probe Endobronchial Ultra Sound (EBUS), Tracheobronchial Stenting & Tumour Debulking, Cryotherapy, Electrocautery and Medical Thoracoscopy.

Caritas Interventional Pulmonology unit is the first and only in its kind in the Central Travancore region.


Professional Qualification

Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi

DNB Pulmonary Medicine from Chest Hospital Calicut

MBBS from Government Medical College, Pariyaram, Kannur


Achievements and Expertise

Successfully started the first state-of-art Interventional Pulmonology Unit in Central Travancore at Caritas Hospital, which boasts of all advanced cutting-edge modalities like EBUS, Cryotherapy, rigid bronchoscopy, tracheobronchial stenting, paediatric bronchoscopy, electrocautery, medical thoracoscopy etc.

Formally trained and well experienced in all advanced Interventional Bronchoscopic and Thoracoscopic Procedures under Dr Rajiv Goyal, who is one of the pioneers of Interventional Pulmonology in India

Was a part of Thoracic Oncology unit at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, which is one among the largest Cancer Hospital, in India

National faculty in EBUS and Cryotherapy Training

Winner of Diversity travel grant award of American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), to attend the prestigious annual meeting at San Antonio, Texas ++(Chest 2018)

Presented papers at National and international conferences

More than 3 years of teaching experience in Pulmonology

National Best Orator Award in Pulmonology at TYSA 2015


He is proficient in Malayalam, English & Hindi.

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