The American Health Council has warmly welcomed Dr. Ravi Thamburaj, D.O., as “Best in Medicine,” in recognition of his extensive experience working in the healthcare industry and in the field of pediatric emergency medicine.
Growing up, Dr. Thamburaj’s mother was a physician, and he has always held an interest in helping others. This meant he developed an interest in the healthcare industry from a young age and today when working in pediatric emergency medicine allows him to help people every day. Dr. Thamburaj studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, receiving his DO degree in 2003. He also completed a residency and fellowship at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
For the past several years, Dr. Thamburaj has been employed as a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician at Envision Physician Services and has recently been transitioned to being employed by Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health.
Dr. Thamburaj’s daily responsibilities include tending to pediatric emergency cases, as well as educating his patients and their families on their conditions and individualized courses of treatments.
Dr. Thamburaj has extensive expertise in pediatric emergency medicine and patient care. He attributes his success to his positive work ethic, strong support from his family, friends and colleagues, and the great educators he has met along the way.
Among his professional accomplishments, Dr. Thamburaj is proud to have been Chief Resident at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center from 2006-2007. Dr. Thamburaj also has received a Teaching Award in Emergency Medicine. He is a member of a number of professional associations, including the American Health Council, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Over the next five years, Dr. Thamburaj would like to continue in his role in clinical medicine and within medical education. Additionally, Dr. Thamburaj may consider transitioning into more of an administrative role, but above all he will continue to provide excellence in patient care and education.
In his spare time, Dr. Thamburaj enjoys traveling and watching sporting events. He also works with the charitable organizations including the Valerie Fund and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Foundation.