Ravi Ashwath, MD

Contact Information




Ravi Ashwath, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division: Cardiology


Dr. Ashwath is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. His special interest is cardiac MRI in congenital heart disease. His other interests include transesophageal echocardiograpy and fetal echocardiography.

He earned his undergraduate degree with honors from M.E.S College, India, and his medical degree from Mysore Medical College, India. Dr. Ashwath completed a residency in pediatrics at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital of New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y., and served a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital where he was Chief Fellow in his final year of training. He completed his postdoctoral training with a fellowship in advanced imaging (cardiac MRI) at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Prior to joining the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, he was in private practice in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Ashwath is a frequent presenter and instructor at local, regional, national and international medical meetings and conferences. He has authored or co-authored nearly a dozen papers in peer-reviewed journals and two textbook chapters. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Cardiology and Therapeutics.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors and the Society for Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors.

Awards and Recognitions
• Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics