Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan

Rheumatology
Downey,, CA, Philippines
51 years experience male

Locations

R Srinivasan MD Inc DBA American Medical Health Care Center

Downey,, CA

Address

8355 3rd Street , Downey,, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

5628693111

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

First Health Group Corporation

Great-West Healthcare

Health Net

Medi-Cal

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Shield of California

Medicare

R Srinivasan MD Inc DBA Monterey Park Medical Center

Monterey Park , CA

About

Bio

Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan, MD, FACR, completed Medical Diploma/M.B.B.S. in Andhra Medical School, India. He did his internship in Lakewood Hospital, Ohio. He then finished Internal Medicine Residency in Sepulveda, California, followed by a Rheumatology Fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded board certification as a Diplomate in The American Board of Internal Medicine in 1977. He was elected as Fellow in American College of Rheumatology in 1986 and he held a teaching position as Assistant clinical Professor of Medicine for 25 years at UCLA, Rheumatology division in Medicine Department. He had always been proudly observed by his peers as a credit to the organization for his valuable contributions to rheumatology with his research and publications. He is on board as the Medical Director at Monterey Park Medical Center, California since 1976. He is a consultant Rheumatologist with expertise in treating Rheumatoid arthritis and Autoimmune diseases.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Rheumatology, Board Certified

Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Pain Management

Languages spoken

Hindi, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

247 Answers
104 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Gout : Rx of gout treatment is to reduce the symptoms of acute attack. Repeated attacks should be prevented by medications to reduce serum uric acid level ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Uric acid gout : Gout is recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis .Mp joint at big toe is the most affected .50% of cases. It can present as tophi, kidney sto ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Anemia : Yes it can . It depends on the base line ferritin level when you started the iron replacement . The lower it was the longer it takes to raise the ferr ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Oct 6, 2013
Dr. Srinivasan is a doctor I really appreciate having. He isn't my PCP but rather a specialist I see. He knows his stuff very well & he really takes the time to explain things. Unlike some other do...Read More
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Aug 19, 2013
Excellent bed side manners, he answered all my questions about Rheumatoid arthritis, I will definitely recommend him to anyone that needs a rheumatologist.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Srinivasan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much doc. I have been in tears all day because of the news that my aorta was unfolding--apparently this was due to a lack of knowledge on my part. I feel h...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have many of those symptoms but they are "general" symptoms.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! THANKS DR, IT JUST SEEMS SOME PEOPLE GET ALL THE LUCK! THANKS!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Andhra University, Andhra Medical College, India
Graduated 1969MD

Residency

V.A. Hospital

Awards

America’s Top Physicians in the field of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology 2004-2005 by Consumer Research Council of America

Affiliations

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
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