Dr. Ravi Ponnappan, MD

Dr. Ravi Ponnappan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Ravi Ponnappan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Brick, NJ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

459 Jack Martin Blvd Ste 4

Brick, NJ 08724

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ponnappan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponnappan treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ponnappan treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Chronic Neck Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponnappan treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ponnappan treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponnappan treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ponnappan treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ponnappan's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Spine
Ataxia
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Cervicogenic Headache
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Pointer Injuries
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Sprain
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Worker's Compensation Evaluations

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide appropriate and timely surgical intervention to optimize patient safety, relieve pain, and improve quality of life.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2007
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Rush University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2001
Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
Medical School
1996
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2002
2001
1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ponnappan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ponnappan

4.4

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
84.375%
(27)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(4)

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I was assigned to Dr. Ponnappan through workman's comp. He's thorough and acts concerned. My surgery went well and was relatively pain free. The issues began six months out of surgery. I had some incidents at work. Workman's comp tried to schedule me to see him again, and because I'm 'non-surgical'...Read More
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Absolutely one of the best Doctors I've ever met! Extremely confident and reassuring. After being seen by dozens of dr's with no answers I went to Dr. Ponapan's office. He showed me exactly what he saw on my MRI and said he could fix what was causing my pain. I scheduled my surgery right then...Read More
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He is an awesome, caring Doctor who seems to really care about his patients
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Takes the time to fully explain issues and any questions you have. Is very compassionate and did a fabulous job on my fusion. If I have any more spine issues I'll be going back. Would recommend him to anyone
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
Coventry Health Care of Delaware HMO
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East POS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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Shore Medical Center

Somers Point, NJ

Virtua Marlton

Marlton, NJ

Jeanes Hospital

Philadelphia, PA