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Ravi Alagappan, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiologist

Ravi Alagappan, M.D. is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist at Insight Imaging Hayward and San Francisco centers.


  • Undergraduate: Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Medical: Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Internship: Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California
  • Residency: Diagnostic Radiology residency at University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California
  • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco in San Francisco, California


  • American College of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Roentgen Ray Society


  • Alagappan, R., Bacchetti, P., Chernoff, D.M., Hricak, H., Yu, K.K., Zaloudek, C.J. Detection of Extracapsular Extension of Prostate Carcinoma with Endorectal and Phased-Array Coil MR Imaging: Multivariate Feature Analysis. Radiology. 1997.
  • Alagappan, R., Browning, P.D., Laorr, A., McGahan, J.P. The Distal Lateral Ventricular Atrium: Revaluation of Normal Range. Radiology. 1994.
  • Alagappan, R., Friedman, D.L., Jain, K.A., Jeffrey, R.B., Pettinger, T.W., Sommer, F.G. Adnexal Masses: Comparison of Specificity of Endovaginal US and Pelvic MR Imaging. Radiology. 1993.
  • Alagappan, R. & Baumgartner, B.R. Malakoplakia of the Ureter and Bladder, Urologic Radiology. 1990.
Hobbies:Music, Sports, Biking, Tennis, Running, Traveling, Art history