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An accomplished neurosurgeon and entrepreneur, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan began his professional career after earning his postsecondary and graduate degrees. A participant in the University of California’s seven-year medical program, he studied biomedical sciences and electrical engineering during his undergraduate years at the University of California, Riverside. After earning his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences in 1993, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan matriculated at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, from which he graduated in 1996. Upon graduation from medical school, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan completed a residency at LSUHSC-S (Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport). He received additional fellowship training in both epilepsy and functional neurosurgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2006, he founded Comprehensive Neurosurgery, LLC, a Louisiana-based solo neurosurgical practice. During his time operating the practice, Dr. Patwardhan grew it into one of the busiest practices nationwide, treating and helping a large number of patients. He gained first-hand experience with the challenges of running a solo practice, including managing a highly competent, specialized staff and dealing with clinical patient-related issues, electronic medical records, devices, hospital administrative affairs, and broader obligations to the community. In addition to his experience treating medical patients, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan has also performed numerous clinical trials with the Interactive Neuroscience Center in Los Angeles. Specifically, he has conducted research investigating the performance of novel medical products (with proper Institutional Review Board, or IRB, approval for clinical trials). Dr. Patwardhan has also provided professional expertise on specified medical topics. An active member of the medical community, Dr. Patwardhan has belonged to such esteemed organizations and medical societies as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Sciences, the American Medical Association, and others.

Work experience

Apr 2006Present

Neurosurgeon & Founding Director

Comprehensive Neurosurgery, LLC

Performed routine and complex operations on the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves.



Jan 20112013


NYU Stern School of Business


David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA