Braveen Ragunanthan, MD, MPH

PALS Resident

Hometown: Canton, OH

College/Medical School: Duke University, Johns Hopkins (MPH), and VCU School of Medicine (MD)

Hobbies/Interests: Social justice, public health, political and legislative advocacy, community engagement and grassroots advocacy, martial arts, superheroes, vegetarian food and Thai curry.

Travels/Languages: Sri Lanka, India, Ethiopia, South Africa, Switzerland, France, Iceland, Malaysia, Singapore


An Interesting Fact About YourselfAs an undergraduate student, I was enrolled at both Duke and UNC as a Robertson Scholar. I have an ability to instantly recall the intro theme songs of most cartoon shows from the 90’s.

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: PALS program and a community that shared my values for advocacy and justice.  I couples matched with my wife, an OB/GYN resident at Magee-Womens!