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Kavita Ratarasarn, MD

Associate Professor

Location

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • 5000 West National Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53295-1000

Specialties

  • Critical/Intensive Care
  • Pulmonary Medicine

I focus on partnering with my patients by empowering them with information regarding their role in improving their health status through lifestyle changes that add to medical management. I encourage my patients to ask: What can I do for myself?

Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Lung Cancer
  • Sleep Disorders

Treatments and Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Interpretation
  • Sleep Study Interpretation
  • Behavioral Therapy for Sleep Disorders
  • Positive Airway Pressure (PAP)
  • General Pulmonary Medicine

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Clinic Locations

Zablocki VA Medical Center

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Biography

Dr. Kavita Ratarasarn was born in India where she began her medical training.  She went onto complete her training in the U.S.  She has been at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center since 2003.  Dr. Ratarasarn is passionate about impacting her patients through educating them about health behaviors and lifestyle choices in an attempt to improve their symptoms.  She encourages patients to not forget about small changes in their day-to-day routines that help with overall health.  In her own life, she enjoys Yoga and is trained in principles of Yoga and meditation.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine (M.B.B.S.) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - New Delhi (1989-1995)
Residency in Internal Medicine - State University of New York - Brooklyn, NY (1996-1999)
Fellowship in Pulmonary - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1999-2002)
Fellowship in Sleep Medicine - Northwestern University - Chicago, IL (2002-2003)