Ravi Medikonda, MD

Ravi was born in India and grew up in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from Rice University with a major in Cognitive Sciences. After graduation, Ravi moved to Baltimore, Maryland to join the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In medical school, he discovered his passion for neurosurgery and brain tumor research. He took a year off during medical school to pursue a year-long research experience in Dr. Michael Lim’s brain tumor immunotherapy lab. For his work on combinatorial immunotherapy strategies for glioblastoma, Ravi was awarded the Dean’s Year of Research Fellowship and the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery department’s Harvey Cushing Medical Student Research Award. Outside of neurosurgery, Ravi enjoys listening to music, collecting shoes and headphones, Italian food, and reading non-fiction.



2021-Present: Department of Neurosurgery Resident Physician, Palo Alto CA

2016-2021 : Johns Hopkins School of Medicine – Baltimore, MD, MD Degree

2012-2016: Rice University – Houston, TX, B.A. Cognitive Sciences


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Honors Awards

  • Harvey Cushing Research Award (2020)
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Dean’s Year of Research Fellowship Award (2019)
  • Deans Research Funding (2017)



Ravi Medikonda