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Ravi A. Patel, MD

Board Certifications




Gastrointestinal Pathology


ProPath, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice, is privileged to include Ravi A. Patel, M.D., as a part of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Patel is a board-certified pathologist and expert in gastrointestinal pathology who brings professional medical experience to his position.

Dr. Patel graduated with a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition and another in microbiology and cellular science from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He earned his medical degree from the Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Commonwealth of Dominica. He served his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he held the position of chief resident. He completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal pathology at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN.

Dr. Patel joined ProPath in 2015 as a pathologist.

Dr. Patel has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Transplantation Technologies and Research, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, and the Journal of Immunology. He has published abstracts in journals such as Modern Pathology and the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and presented multiple at an annual meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Dr. Patel holds full medical-licensure and is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.



University of Florida (BS)
Gainesville, FL

Ross University School of Medicine (MD)
Portsmouth, Dominica


Postgraduate Training

Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
(Chief Resident)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH


Professional Memberships

American Society for Clinical Pathology

College of American Pathologists

Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Patel RA, Cummings OW, Mangus RS, et al. Incidental schistosomiasis in transplant liver: a case report and review of the literature. J Transpl Technol Res. 2015;5(2). doi:10.4172/2161-0991.1000150.

  2. Patel RA, Mortensen J, Rhodes J, Spicknall K. A case report: the synergistic role of microbiology and pathology in confirming cutaneous blastomycosis when multiple histoplasma antigen tests are positive. AMT J Contin Educ Top Issues. 2014;16(3):88-93.

  3. Mujtaba MG, Patel CB, Patel RA, et al. The gamma interferon (IFN-gamma) mimetic peptide IFN-gamma (95-133) prevents encephalomyocarditis virus infection both in tissue culture and in mice. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2006;13(8):944-952.

  4. Mujtaba MG, Flowers LO, Patel CB, Patel RA, Haider MI, Johnson HM. Treatment of mice with the suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 mimetic peptide, tyrosine kinase inhibitor peptide, prevents development of the acute form of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis and induces stable remission in the chronic relapsing/remit. J Immunol. 2005;175(8):5077-5086.


  1. Patel N, Patel RA, Wang J. Frozen diagnostic features and pitfalls for needle core biopsy of hepatocellular mass lesions [abstract 709]. Mod Pathol. 2013;26(S2):172A.

  2. Bhutani I, Patel RA, Lucas F. Primary malignant mesothelioma of the peritoneum invading the spleen: a case report. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137(10):1382.

  3. Patel RA, Wang J. An unusual case of pseudomembranous collagenous colitis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137(10):1401.

  4. Patel RA, Mo J. Large rib chondroblastoma with a novel chromosomal abnormality of Ins(7;6)(p13;q27q15) in a pediatric patient. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137(10):1493.

  5. Sharma D, Patel RA, Kendler A. Pancreatic clear cell carcinoma: a case report. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137(10):1412.

  6. Patel RA, Spicknall K. Epithelioid sarcoma-like hemangioendothelioma: a case report. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2013.

  7. Patel RA, Sharma D, Wang J. Primary cutaneous carcinosarcoma: a case report of mixed malignant epithelial components in a background of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2013.

  8. Patel RA, Wang J. The case of a dramatic recurrence of basal cell carcinoma with lung metastases. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2013.

  9. Patel RA, Bove K. Fibrolipomatous hamartoma of nerve includes distal nerve sheath hyperplasia and involves previously unreported sites such as tongue and external ear. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012;136(9):1135.

  10. Patel RA, Agadi A, Wang J. Frozen diagnosis of needle biopsy for hepatocellular lesions: a correlation study with final diagnosis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012;136(9):1023.

  11. Patel RA, Wang J, Kendler A. New immunophenotype in a vimentin positive gastric carcinoma with rhabdoid feature: case report of pearls in diagnosing a rare entity. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012;136(9):1006.

  12. Patel RA, Bhutani I, Wang J. Primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the liver: a case report and a review of the evolving views of this rare entity. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012;136(9):1025.

  13. Patel RA, Lu J, Du C, Wang J. BRUCE: a novel protein associated with carcinogenesis of liver and potential marker for differential diagnosis [abstract 1759]. Mod Pathol. 2012;25(suppl 2s):422A.