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Ravi Moonka, MD
Surgery
 
4.7 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
Departments
Specialties
Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Liver Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Anal Cancer, Liver Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Pennsylvania, Alpha Omega Alpha, Philadelphia, 1990 BA, Harvard University, Biochemistry, magna cum laude, Cambridge, Mass., 1986
Internship
General Surgery, Virginia Mason, Seattle, 1991
Residency
General Surgery, Virginia Mason, Seattle, 1995
Fellowships
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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Dr Moonka has been caring and straightforward with us from the beginning. I have already spoken highly of him to others and thanked him profusely for his wonderful impact on my life and therefore on my family as well.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
I appreciate how kind and thoughtful Dr. Moonka was. He listened to me and answered my questions and concerns. I also liked his credentials and training. Virginia Mason is lucky to have him on staff.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Outstanding all the way!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
looked at all alternatives, involved me in the process, explaining the pro's and con's.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Very considerate when expressing "disappointing" news such as "I don't think we should give you surgery,.... However, we could recommend this instead..... "*Dr. Moonka is very friendly and funny guy!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Dr. Moonka seems to truly care about me and understand my condition. I feel that he listens to me and takes my needs/wishes very much into consideration, more than other doctors I have dealt with.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Moonka was excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
Had a very good experience.