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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
Jamaica, Queens, NY
38 years experience male

Locations

Jamaica Hospital medical Center

Jamaica, Queens, NY

Address

8900 Vanwyck Express way, Jamaica, Queens, NY
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 10am - 3:00pm
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Fax

(718) 206-6085

About

Bio

I graduated with MD in Internal Medicine from SP Medical college , Bikaner , India Then after coming to USA, I did residency in Internal Medicine from 1994 to 1997. Since 1997 I am practicing emergency Medicine and Internal medicine. In 2009 I did my Boards in Emergency Medicine . I am also an Examiner Oral Boards Emergency Medicine since 2010 with ABPS

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

158 Answers
845 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Normal most likely: There are couple of secretions which make the vaginal discharge after an intercourse. This depends upon the hormones levels at that time, your age , e... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
20s and early 30s: Physiologically 20s and early 30s are best. But with advancement in reproduction medicine females are getting pregnant at late age of late 30s and e... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Need no worries: The hormones are being produced by ovaries and not by uterus or tubes other source is adrenal glands so you do not have to worry about it . Keep y... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Probaly yes: Brufen is ok to take with accutane avoid vit a containg meds doxycycline and antibiotics should not be mix with accutane. Check with your md before ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Most likely not: Most likely It is not your periods. as they come in a cycle on or same days which are predictable provided your cycles are regular. This can be due to... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Will grow back: Depakote cause hair loss in 5-10 % of pt, but it is reported in up to 28% of pts.. Normally hairs start to grow back 2-3 months of onset of hair loss... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Need to SEE ENT: Mot likely you may be suffering from Vasomotor Rhinitis See ENT MD for a thorough examination and work up
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your DOCTOR: blood in stool need to be evaluated properly It can be as simple as hemorrhoid or a more serious condition. There is long list of significant conditi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Most likely!: It seems more likely anxiety. please see your Doctor to rule out any other cause before we label it as anxiety!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your gyn: Most likely some kind of hormonal issue. s\see your gyn and get a thorough exam and workup
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Patients: It may take some time. Patients. try have to sex during your ovulation and fertile days ovulation kits are available You are young and sure you will ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See Below: The basic cause for Tetany is low calcium. In kids due to severe malabsorption or some other cases where there is a loss of Vit D in high amount lead... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Go to ER or see MD: The best way is to be seen by a Doctor and get xray of chest and ribs
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Less likely: at your age less likely unless you have some heart condition by birth or acquired later. Most likely anxiety related. But it is always better to be se... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It will go away: It may happens with endoscopy exam , but will go away. Try gargles with warm water with a pinch of salt (in a 8 oz cup )
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Less likely: There are more local reaction of the skin, 'There can be mild systemic side effects as mild tiredness and drowsiness but not after weeks , it is less... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See Your MD: You need more workup and may need colonoscopy so see your MD for more detail exam and ref to Gastroentrologist
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Strain or sprain: It can be due to sudden stretching of leg or a abnormal movement during a work or walking or running. It can aslo be due hip joint refereed pain, othe... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Take it easy, rest: Take it easy and have good and plenty of rest. No solid diet for 2-3 days lliquids like gato, apple juice, ice tea non caffeinated. Rice and yogurt c... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See a MD: He need to be seen by a MD. He will need following at least: 1) check device if working good 2) fasting blood sugar 3)Hb A1c level 4) all diabetic med... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bladder infection: It seems that you might be having a bladder infection resulting in Urinary tract infection. See your doctor for an exam and urine test and treatment a... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: It is Prescription antibiotic drug and is available only with MD orders.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Recognize which metal causes it and avoid them.If it is too much see a dermatologist. Best is to avoid all those metal products which are causing it.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
YES: YOUR BP IS ON HIGHER SIDE AND NEED TO ADDRESS THE PALPITATION ISSUE AND MANAGEMENT OF BP TO START WITH CHANGE IN LIFE STYLE , DIET AND WORK OUT AND IF... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
NEDD MD: Tracheotomy is a complicated procedure you need an expert who can perform and take care of in follow up and proper care and follow up is very importa... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Take easy: most likely postural one or two tabs of pain meds will not harm if continued see your doc
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your MD: You need to be sure it is not strep throat. See your MD a rapid test can be done to rule it out and if needed antibiotics can be prescribed at the sam... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ned to see HEM: The tests you mentioned are basic tests still a complete GYN work is needed and a consult with Hem Onc is must
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Less Likely: It is less likely while on this drug. But it is not a contraceptive It is used for POCS and perimenopausal pts. It can be used in young women to regul... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Back pain: There can be many reasons for the pain in the back in your age group. Most common :your posture, weight, way you walk, any strain or sprain , long hr... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
May be it is normal: Normal Values fall between 100 - 600 mg/dl.Many are below 100,but not considered deficiency in Iga, and are asymptomatic.But may need more screening l... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: not a normal presentation of common viral enteritis better see your doctor please
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See urologist: Kidney stones need to be thoroughly checked and worked up and treated accordingly. It is very important to know the location , size and any adverse ef... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See Eye doctor: Most likely you might have a condition known as pterygium and treatable condition with a minor surgery
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No concrete evidence: Does magnesium really help for anxiety?? As for now there is no concrete evidence for a therapeutic benefit as per a study by university of Michigan. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See MD: Few extra beats are normal in all persons. But if it more frequent and bothersome ,It should be evaluated properly. It can be due to simple Anxiety, o... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your MD: It can be related to your heart or acid reflux For that you will need EKG and other tests
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See Neurologist: your symptoms suggestive of VERTIGO, but with findings of pupils as you mentioned seems a more central cause of vertigo' May be related to neurologica... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Follow MD: CHECK your blood pressure 2-3 times with in 7-10 days if remain high you need treatment by the reading you mentioned seems you will need treatment
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Relax: Every enlarged gland in neck is not a cancer you are being refereed to ENT as it is their domain. Let them check out . Most of these conditions are ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Medical or Surgical: This is known as Hiatal Hernia, in which a part of stomach will slid up in chest thu esophageal opening in diaphragm. Mild cases are treated with PPI ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Relax: The appearance and body frame and it's association with age, this all depends a lot on your genetics and your parents body structure . Though not mu... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See MD again: I think you need CT head as having severe headache and nausea and reporting that hit your head very hard on a very hard surface. So see your MD ASAP f... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your Doctor: It is not a presenting symptom of lymphoma-cough and phlegm. I noticed several questions from you in this regards. Seems your very much concerned abou... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Not likely: This for weight reduction It is considered as a life style modification medicine and as well psychostimulent medicine. This group of medication is not... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Need to loose a lot: Based on Hamwi formula your ideal weight should be 156 lbs.. Healthy range i from 139 to 173 lbs. Now you can assess how much you have to loose. So g... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes...: Postpartum long periods of bleeding leads to loss of blood and low iron - low hemoglobin: Iron def anemia,It may associated B12 def also. Low HB Low o... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Most likely Anxiety: Relax and reduce your stress causing factors
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Most likely you have a common cold which is caused by VIRUS this is a self limiting condition cures by it self with or without supportive treatment

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Oct 29, 2014
Dr Ravinder Nagpaul is an excellent physician very knowledgeable,passionate and on the top of his field he is a great value to the peolpe of NY and to the family of health tap
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Apr 15, 2018
Dr. Nagpaul was very patient with me as we figured out the video chat system. he was also supportive and reassuring. thanks Dr.
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May 10, 2015
awesome doctor! seems like Dr.'s today are so rushed and dont take the time to ask important questions the way this guy does!
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Thanks, Dr. My Urologist has never heard of a buzzing/tingling sensation in a penis. If it comes back he wants to refer me to Neurology. Thoughts?
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you. I will be sure to follow up with my local physician as soon as they are willing to see me.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you doctor . I will ask my family doctor for a referral to hormone specialst. Thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

SP Medical College, Bikaner,India(university Rajasthan))
Graduated 1984MD

Medical/Graduate school

Residency(1994-1997) Internal medicine Jamaica Hospital medical center, Jamaica, NY
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1997

Residency

JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2009

Awards

Top General Internist, Second Place, East Long Island Region - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, East Long Island Region - Fall
2014
Grand Master Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015

Affiliations

Jamaic Hospital Medical Center
ABPS

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.3
506 ratings

20 top reviews

70-year-old male
Feb 24, 2020 NY
He was great and answered all of my questions
51-year-old male
Jan 15, 2020 NY
Great doctor
41-year-old male
Oct 7, 2019 NY
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