Rajesh Ramachandran, M.D., joined Gastro One in 2016. After completing his B.A. in Natural Sciences from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Ramachandran earned his MD with honors from St. George’s University in 2008. He completed his internal medicine residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he was selected as Intern of the Year. Dr. Ramachandran subsequently served as Chief Resident for one year. He remained at SUNY Downstate to complete a three year gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship. During this time he also served as Chief Gastroenterology Fellow. This was followed by an additional year of training at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, where Dr. Ramachandran completed advanced endoscopy training in EUS (endoscopic ultrasound), ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), luminal stenting, and esophageal dilation.
Dr. Ramachandran has presented multiple abstracts at national meetings and has published in the fields of basic pancreatic cancer research and inflammatory bowel disease. He is board certified in Internal Medicine (2011) and Gastroenterology (2015). He is a member of American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).
Dr. Ramachandran lives in Memphis with his wife, a pediatric cardiologist, and their two children. He enjoys reading, tennis, and traveling in his spare time. He is a native of Delaware, and his parents and extended family hail from Kerala, India, where he maintains close family ties.
Dr. Ramachandran speaks English and Tamil.