Ravi Sharaf, MD, MS


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Biographical Info

Ravi Sharaf, MD, MS is a gastroenterologist and health services researcher with a clinical focus on the care of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.

He is the Director of Clinical Cancer Genetics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Associate Professor of Medicine, with appointments in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, as well the Department of Population Health Sciences. His research focuses on optimizing the delivery of genomic medicine, studying the comparative and cost effectiveness of alternate cancer prevention strategies, and tailoring cancer prevention to individual risk. His research is funded by the National Cancer Institute and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

He completed his internal medicine training at Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital. At Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Sharaf completed his fellowships in gastroenterology and clinical cancer genetics, and obtained a Masters of Science degree in Epidemiology.

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
Clinical Expertise
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Genetic Screening
Family History of Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Genetics
Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC) Syndrome
Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
Lynch Syndrome
MYH-Associated Polyposis (MAP)
Sessile Serrated Polypsis Syndrome
  • M.S.
    Stanford University
  • M.D.
    New York University School of Medicine
  • B.S.
    Georgetown University
  • Associate Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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