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Ripal T. Gandhi, MD, FSVM


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  • Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute
    8900 North Kendall Drive
    Miami, FL 33176
    T: 786-596-7050
    F: 786-596-2999
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Ripal T. Gandhi, MD, FSVM

A member of the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute physician team, Dr. Gandhi specializes in minimally invasive treatments for peripheral vascular disease, cancer, and other diseases. He treats a diversity of medical conditions, including cancer (including hepatocellular carcinoma/liver cancer, liver metastases, kidney cancer, lung cancer and other cancers), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), thoracic aortic aneurysms, abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), carotid artery disease, uterine fibroids (embolization), deep venous thrombosis (DVT), vertebral compression fractures, varicoceles, and varicose veins.

Dr. Gandhi did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University and Harvard University. He graduated summa cum laude (highest honors). He received his degree in medicine from Northwestern University Medical School, where he also graduated with honors. Following medical school, he completed a surgical internship at Cornell University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He completed his residency training and fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. Currently, he is an associate professor at FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and affiliate assistant clinical professor at the University of South Florida School of Medicine and FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Dr. Gandhi regularly trains other physicians in various vascular/endovascular, interventional radiology, and interventional oncology techniques.

Because of his interest in discovering new therapies, Dr. Gandhi also dedicated an entire year to biomedical research at the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. At Sloan-Kettering, he investigated chemoembolization and other minimally invasive therapies for liver cancer and other malignancies. He also served as a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has published his findings in several scientific journals, including the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Journal of the American College of Surgeons. He also authored several textbook chapters and presented his research at national and international meetings.

Prior to joining Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, he was an international visiting scholar at Asan Medical Center/University of Ulsan Medical School in Seoul, South Korea. As an international scholar, he gave several lectures and furthered his expertise in innovative minimally invasive therapies.

Dr. Gandhi is the recipient of multiple awards, including the American College of Physicians Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Performance in Medicine, RSNA resident research award, and scholar award/travel grant from the Society of Interventional Radiology. In addition, he was recently honored with the Patients' Choice Recognition Award, given to physicians most highly regarded by their patients. He is also a fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine.

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