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Ravi Moonka, MD
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Colon and rectal cancer with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques
Inflammatory bowel disease
Rectal prolapse
Gastric cancer
Abdominal sarcomas
Diseases of the spleen
Pancreatic cancer
Abdominal wall hernias
Diseases of the gallbladder

Curriculum Vitae
Ravi Moonka, MD

Clinical Experience
Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Liver Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Anal Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Pennsylvania, Alpha Omega Alpha, Philadelphia, 1990 BA, Harvard University, Biochemistry, magna cum laude, Cambridge, Mass., 1986
General Surgery, Virginia Mason, Seattle, 1991
General Surgery, Virginia Mason, Seattle, 1995
Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 2016
Professional Activities and Awards

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, North Pacific Surgical Association
Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
President, Washington State Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 2015
Joel Wilson Baker Award for Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery, 2014
Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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June 2018
*Dr. Moonka is a rare and gifted communicator who spent an exceptional amount of time discussing my condition and care with me and my wife. I feel like he is a partner with us.
June 2018
I felt confident in their expertise, taking care of my needs answered questions, you see come back and I would recommend the team & *Dr. Moonka.
March 2018
Dr. Moonka & Dr. Trottman were easy to talk with, caring and compassionate.
January 2018
Excellent doctor.
November 2017
All the clinicians (surgeons, anesthesiologists, residents) nurses & nursing assistants were informative, caring, interested, personable & professional. Couldn´t imagine better care!
October 2017
Wonderful surgeon - great bedside manner, informative.
August 2017
I was really impressed by the attention, explanation, and care provided by Dr. Moonka as well as his intern/resident (?) It was one of the most attentive interactions with a doctor I´ve ever had.
August 2017
Information was very much "to the point." and clear very clear what was expected of me to obtain the results I "hoped" to have.
May 2017
2. He acted as though my problem happens all the time. Not to me it doesn´t. Doctor said it was nothing to worry about as he, himself has nicked a colon a time or time. 7. I still don´t know what that gray mass was that started this fiasco and loss of 5 weeks of my life.
April 2017
Dr. Moonka and Dr. Burchell were very nice and nicely explained all of my options.
March 2017
I have & he was recommended to me by a previous patient.
March 2017
He was great.
January 2017
Excellent, humane, individualized!
January 2017
Dr. Moonka & his assistant, dr. a very were very kind and informative yes, I would recommend them to a friend.