Ravi T. Chandran, MD, FCCP, FAASM

Board Certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Internal Medicine

 

Medical School: Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, Chennai, India
 

Internship: St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Seton Hall University, NJ

 

Residency: St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Seton Hall University, NJ

 

Fellowships:

  •  St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Seton Hall University, NJ

  •  University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine (ABIM), Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Research / Publications

Etiology of Isolated Malignant Pleural Effusion

 Ravi T. Chandran, Raghav Vadhul, Keshav Chandran

CHEST, Vol. 148, Issue 4, p563A

Published in issue: October 2015

  

Correlation of Inpatient Admission Trend for COPD Exacerbation

 Anirudh Chandra, Ravi T. Chandran

CHEST, Vol. 146, Issue 4, p27A

Published in issue: October 2014

  

Correlation Between Body Mass Index and Continuous/BiValve Positive Airway Pressure

 Parvathi Theerthakarai, Ravi T. Chandran

CHEST, Vol. 134, Issue 4, p149P

Published in issue: October 2008

Association between severity of Sleep Apnea and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Parvathi Theerthakarai, MD, Ravi T. Chandran, MD

Chest Vol. 134, Issue 4, p149P

Published in issue: October 2008

  

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cor Pulmonale

 Inoka A. Devapriya, Ravi T. Chandran

CHEST, Vol. 130, Issue 4, p171S

Published in issue: October 2006

  

Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided TBNA: Rural Community Hospital Experience

 Ravi T. Chandran, Matthew S. Higgins, Haytham Dimashkieh

CHEST, Vol. 136, Issue 4, p112S

Published in issue: October 2009

*Spirometry in the diagnosis of Small Airways Obstruction

  R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

  CHEST 2000 117: 922-923

 

*Lack of Clinical Efficacy of the Sputum Gram Stain and Culture in the Management of Non-Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia

R. Theerthakarai, MD, Roberto Solis, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

CHEST

 

*A case report of Severe Pectus Excavatum

R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

CHEST

 

*T. T. P. associated with Ticlopidine – case report

R. Theerthakarai, MD, C. Balasingham, MD, A. Rubin, MD

Abstract presented as poster at Mount Sinai Medical Center and published.

 

*Clinical Efficacy of sputum Gram Stain and Culture in the Diagnosis of Community Acquired Pneumonia.

R. Theerthakarai, MD, V. Somaraju, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Abstract accepted for presentation as a poster finalist at ACP 1998 Annual Session in San Diego.

 

*Comparison of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis between the US-born and foreign-born patients in an inner-city community.

R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Ismail, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Amer. J of Respir Critical Care Med (159) 3 – 1999, A – 305.

Poster presentation at the annual meeting at ATS, 1999

 

*Comparison between the frequency of pneumothorax complicating transbronchial lung biopsy Of the upper and the lower lobes.

M. Ismail, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Amer. J of Respir Critical Care Med ( 159) 3 – 1999, A – 710

Poster presentation at the annual meeting of ATS, 1999

 

*Trends in Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in an inner-city community.

R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Ismail, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

CHEST 1999, poster presentation at the annual meeting of ACCP, 1999

 

*Significance of Pulmonary Function changes after Bone Marrow Transplantation in Predicting Mortality.

R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Amer. J of Respir Critical Care Med (161) 3 – 2000, A – 889

Poster presentation at the annual meeting of ATS, 2000

*Non-compliance to prescribed therapy as a predictor of recurrent hospitalizations and Emergency room visits in patients with severe asthma.

W. El-Halees, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Amer. J of Respir Critical Care Med  (161) 3 – 200, A – 925

Poster presentation at the annual meeting of ATS, 2000

 

*A comparison of Roentgenographic findings between Pulmonary Tuberculosis and MAC in AIDS.

S. Javadpoor, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Amer. J of Respir Critical Care Med (161) 3 – 2000, A – 646

Poster presentation at the annual meeting of ATS, 2000

 

*The role of recent Mycoplasma Pneumoniae infection in acute exacerbation of Bronchial Asthma.

W. El-Halees, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Amer. J of Respir Critical Care Med (161) 3 – 2000, A – 607

Poster presentation at the annual meeting of ATS, 2000

 

*Correlation of Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capacity, Total Lung Capacity, and Vital Capacity in Various stages of Sarcoidosis.

R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Abstract accepted for poster presentation in ACCP 2000 Conference.

 

*Significance of low FEV1/FVC ratio with normal or above normal FEV1 and FVC as an indicator Of obstruction

W. El-Halees, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Abstract accepted for poster presentation in ACCP 2000 Conference.

 

*A comparison of recurrence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis between adequately treated AIDS patients and a control group.

S. Javadpoor, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Abstract accepted for poster presentation in ACCP 2000 Conference.

 

*Correlation of CD4 Lymphocyte count and sputum conversion rate in AIDS patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

W. El-Halees, MD, R. Theerthakarai, MD, M. Anees Khan, MD

Abstract accepted for poster presentation in ACCP 2000 Conference.

 

*Epidemiology of Leprosy in Madras

R. Theerthakarai, MD, A. Thonthiraj, MD

Presented at World Leprosy Programme, Gremaltes Referral Hospital, April 1998.

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