Rajan Ravikumar, MD

Dr. Rajan Ravikumar - Allergy & Asthma Care

Dr. Rajan Ravikumar is a graduate of the seven-year combined B.S.-M.D. program with the College of New Jersey and UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School.  After obtaining his M.D. in 2000, he finished an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Michigan in 2003.  He then completed his fellowship in adult and pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the University of Rochester.  During his fellowship, he researched the effects of medications commonly used for Rheumatoid Arthritis on vaccine response rates.  In 2006, he moved back to New Jersey with his family and has been with Allergy and Asthma Care since then.  He currently is an active member of  the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association.  Dr.  Ravikumar is affiliated with Holy Redeemer Medical Center, Aria-Torresdale, Aria-Frankford, and Aria-Bucks Hospital.

His practice includes patients from all age groups encompassing the full breadth of allergic and immunologic disorders, specializing in Rhinoscopy.  Currently, Dr. Ravikumar sees patients in the Richboro and Philadelphia offices.

Publications:

 2006     Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Inhibits Memory B lymphocytes via Effects on Lymphoid Follicular Dendritic Cell Networks.  Jennifer Anolik, Rajan Ravikumar, Jennifer Barnard,Teresa Owen, Emily Cushing, Sunil Kemsheti, Eric Milner, Paul Dutcher, James Hadley, Inaki Sanz.  Journal of Immunology, 2008  Jan 15. Vol 180(2): 688-692.

2006     Vaccine Responses in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis  Rajan Ravikumar, Jennifer Anolik, R. John Looney.  Current Rheumatology Reports.  October 2007  Vol 9:  Number 5; 407-415.

Abstracts:

2008        A Case of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia presenting with Angioedema  Abstract, American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Poster 2008 annual meeting;  Mindy Ku, Rajan Ravikumar, Allergy and Asthma Care P.C.

2006        Anti-TNF therapy in RA patients alters Hepatitis B vaccine responses.  Abstract, American College of Rheumatology Poster 2006 annual meeting.  Rajan Ravikumar, Teresa Owen, Jennifer Barnard, Anagha Divekar, Thomas Conley, Emily Cushing, Tim Mosmann, Inaki Sanz, R. John Looney, and Jennifer Anolik.

2005       Granulomatous disease in two brothers who each underwent bone marrow transplantation for X-linked SCID.  Abstract, American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Poster 2005 annual meeting.  Rajan Ravikumar, Emmanuel Quaidoo.

2005       Case series of two anosmic patients with chronic hyperplastic sinusitis with nasal polyposis, who experienced sustained restoration of smell and notable reduction of polyp tissue within the nose and maxillary sinus using Zileuton.  Abstract, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Poster 2005 annual meeting.   Rajan Ravikumar, John Coniglio and Don Pulver.

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