Rajagopalan Ravi, MD, FACSRavi, Rajagopalan - Full body

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Rajagopalan Ravi joined the Arizona Heart Institute (AHI) in 2000 and has more than 30 years experience as a vascular surgeon. Dr. Ravi joined AHI’s Casa Grande office after serving as a consultant in general and vascular surgery for nine years at Tamilnad Hospital in Chennai, India. Before moving to India, Dr. Ravi provided services to the Casa Grande area for more than 11 years and played a significant role in the inception of the Casa Grande Regional Medical Center, where he was previously chief of medical staff.

An expert in vascular and endovascular procedures, Dr. Ravi established the Vein Center at the Arizona Heart Institute in 2002, and since 2005 has been concentrating only on venous diseases. He treats conditions such as peripheral vascular disease, phlebitis, thrombophlebitis, and varicose veins.

Certified by the American Board of Phlebology, Dr. Ravi received his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. His postdoctoral training included residencies in general surgery at the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey and Hackensack Hospital in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Dr. Ravi also completed a vascular surgery fellowship at AHI in Phoenix. He has published many articles on venous diseases, and had previously conducted an annual international meeting called “It’s All About Veins” during the International Congress for Endovascular Specialists.


  • Diagnostics:
    • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
    • Vascular Consultations
    • Vascular Ultrasound


  • Vein Center Services:
    • Evaluation and treatment of symptomatic and cosmetic varicosities including varicose veins
    • Endovenous laser
    • Foam sclerotherapy
    • Microphlebectomy
    • Cosmetic laser treatment