Ravi K. Thakur, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Ravi K. Thakur, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Body Imaging
  • Gastrointestinal Radiology
  • Hepatobiliary Pancreas Imaging
  • Genitourinary Radiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Body MRI
  • MRI of the Abdomen
  • MRI of the Pelvis
  • MRI Pelvis Female
  • MRI Liver
  • CT Scan of the Body
  • CT Scan of the Abdomen
  • CT Scan of the Pelvis
  • PET-CT
  • PET Scan
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Testicular Ultrasound
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation


Ravi Thakur, M.D. is a board-certified radiologist specializing in body and cardiovascular imaging. He is Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

Dr. Thakur earned his B.A. in Neuroscience from Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. and was awarded his M.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia in 1999.

After a transitional internship year at Saint Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY Dr. Thakur was a resident in Diagnostic Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass (2000-2002) and at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center (2002-2004). Dr. Thakur was elected to serve as Chief Resident in 2003. Dr. Thakur received Fellowship training in body MRI at New York University (NYU) Medical Center in 2004-2005.

Dr. Thakur's clinical expertise is in MRI and cross-sectional body imaging. He interprets a variety of studies (MRI, CT, PET-CT and ultrasound) involving the chest, abdomen, pelvis, and cardiovascular system.

Dr. Thakur achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in June 2004.

In addition to clinical activities, Dr. Thakur is an active and involved teacher of residents, fellows, and medical students.

Before joining the Weill Cornell faculty, Dr. Thakur was with Stamford Radiological Associates (2005-2011) in Stamford, Connecticut. He served as the Interim Chair of the Department of Radiology at Stamford Hospital from March 2009 to June 2011 and was named to "Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors" in 2010 and 2011.

Dr. Thakur is a member of several prestigious radiological societies listed below:

· American College of Radiology (ACR)

· Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

· American Roentgen Ray Society



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1999
  • B.A., Amherst College, 1995


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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