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Ripal Gandhi, MD, Radiology, Miami, FL, Baptist Hospital of Miami

RipalTarunGandhiMD

Radiology Miami, FL

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Miami Vascular Specialists Associate Clinical Professor FIU Medical School Asst Clinical Professor University of South Florida School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Gandhi

A member of the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute physician team (see www.miamivascular.com), Dr. Gandhi specializes in minimally invasive treatments for peripheral vascular disease, cancer, and other diseases. He treats a diversity of medical conditions, including cancer (including hepatocellular carcinoma/liver cancer, liver metastases, kidney cancer, lung cancer and other cancers), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), thoracic aortic aneurysms, abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), carotid artery disease, uterine fibroids (embolization), deep venous thrombosis (DVT), compression fractures, varicoceles, and varicose veins.

Dr. Gandhi did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University and Harvard University. He graduated summa cum laude (highest honors). He received his medical degree from Northwestern Medical School, where he also graduated with honors. Following medical school, he completed a surgical internship at Cornell Medical Center & New York Presbyterian Hospital. He completed his residency and fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. Currently, he is an associate clinical professor at University of South Florida School of Medicine and FIU College of Medicine. Dr. Gandhi regularly trains other physicians in various vascular/endovascular, interventional radiology, and interventional oncology techniques.

Because of his interest in discovering new therapies, Dr. Gandhi also dedicated an entire year to biomedical research at the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He also served as a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has published his findings in several scientific journals.

Dr. Gandhi is the recipient of multiple awards, including the American College of Physicians Merit for Outstanding Performance in Medicine and award from the Society of Interventional Radiology. In addition, he was recently honored with the Patients' Choice Recognition Award, given to physicians most highly regarded by their patients.

Education & Training

  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2008 - 2009
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Interventional Radiology - Independent, 2008 - 2009
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Musculoskeletal Radiology, 2007 - 2008
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Radiology-Diagnostic, 2003 - 2007
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center2002 - 2003
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 2001 - 2002
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityClass of 2001
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of MedicineFellowship, Division of Organ Transplantation, 1997 - 1997
  • Northwestern University
    Northwestern UniversityBS, Biology, Summa Cum Laude Honors; Dean’s List every semester, 1994 - 1997
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterInterventional Oncology
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)Internship, Surgery

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2009 - 2024
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2004 - 2024
  • American Board of Radiology Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Phsician of the Quarter Performance Achievement Award Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, 2012
  • Physician of Month Award Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, 2011
  • International Visiting Scholar Asan Medical Center in Seoul, Korea, 2009
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • IgY Antiporcine Endothelial Cell Antibodies Effectively Block Human Antiporcine Xenoantibody Binding.  
    Fryer JP, Firca J, Leventhal JR, Blondin B, Malcolm A, Ivancic D, Gandhi R, Shah A, Pao W, Abecassis, Kaufman DB, Stuart F, Anderson B, Xenotransplantation, 6(2): 98-109
  • Displacement of Hand Representation to the Contralateral Hemisphere May Predict Neurologic Recovery after AVM Resection from Sensorimotor Cortex.  
    Gandhi RT, Bendok BR, Schweitzer J, Gitelman D, Meyer JR, Parrish TB, Mesulam MM, Batjer HH, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases ; 9(5): 246-249
  • Correlation of Functional MRI with Intraoperative Cortical Mapping in Patient with Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation.  
    Gandhi RT, Bendok BR, Getch C, Parrish TB, Batjer HH, Journal of the American College of Surgeons; 192(6): 793
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Analysis of the Neurodegenerative Effects of Fenfluramine on the 5-Hydroxytryptamine System of the Corpus Striatum, Cortex, and Hippocampus of Cu/Zn-Superoxide Dismu...
    Gandhi R, Ladenheim B, Cadet JL, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Student Research Poster Day, Bethesda, MD
  • Transgenic Mice with High Cu/Zn-Superoxide Dismutase Activity are More Sensitive to the Effects of Fenfluramine on Serotonergic Terminals.
    Cadet JL, Gandhi R, Ladenheim B, Rothman R, Epstein CJ, AAPI Annual Scientific Research Convention, Orlando, FL
  • The Potential Use of Avian Antibodies (IgY) to Block the Human Immunological Rejection of Transplanted Porcine Organs.
    Gandhi RT, Shah AH, Anderson B, Fryer JP, Indian Medical Association of Illinois Annual Scientific Research Forum, Chicago
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Lectures

  • Endovascular Approaches to Acute and Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia. 
    TCT 2012 Annual Meeting (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Meeting), Miami Beach, FL
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Complex Cases - Advanced Approaches and Adjunctive Techniques. 
    Synergy 2012: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Interventional Oncology, Miami Beach, FL
  • Utility of Aortic Aneurysm Pressure Sensors in the Postoperative Setting. 
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Press Mentions

  • Hansen Medical® Announces First Clinical Procedure in the US with New Magellan™ Robotic Catheter eKit
    Hansen Medical® Announces First Clinical Procedure in the US with New Magellan™ Robotic Catheter eKitFebruary 17th, 2016
  • Miami Cancer Institute: State-of-the-Art Technology and Innovative Patient Care
    Miami Cancer Institute: State-of-the-Art Technology and Innovative Patient CareMarch 14th, 2016
  • Presentation During New Advances in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer Course Highlights Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy as a Potential Innovative Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
    Presentation During New Advances in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer Course Highlights Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy as a Potential Innovative Treatment for Pancreatic CancerNovember 10th, 2021
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Committees

  • Member, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute TAVR Committee
  • Member, Radiation Safety Task Force
  • Member, Peripheral Vascular Laboratory Committee
  • Member, Quality Assurance Committee for Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology
  • Member, Interventional Operators Committee
  • Member, Baptist Hospital Tumor Board
  • Member, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute Clinical Research Committee
  • Course Director, ISET/CIO Committee
  • Member, Miami Vascular Specialists/RASF Quality Improvement Committee

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Gujarati, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations