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Ravi Joshi, M.D.

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Pain Management


Ravi Joshi, M.D., FASE, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesiology with special emphasis on perioperative echocardiography, coagulations, and extracorporeal circulation. 

Dr. Joshi earned his medical degree, magna cum laude, at Harvard Medical School with special honors in the field of physical biochemistry. He completed a residency in anesthesiology and critical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and received advanced training in cardiothoracic anesthesiology through a fellowship at Emory University Hospital. 

Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 2005, Dr. Joshi served as an Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Francisco, before joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2013. 

Dr. Joshi is a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography and a member of several other professional organizations, including the American Society of Anesthesiology, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the Anesthesiology American Society of Echocardiography. 

He has delivered scores of presentations, contributed to the book Structural Heart Case: A Color Atlas of Pearls and Pitfalls, and published a number of academic articles. He is also the founder and current co-director of department workshop in Point-of-Care Ultrasound for faculty, residents, and medical students.

In 2018, Dr. Joshi earned the Fellowship Faculty Teaching Award in cardiothoracic anesthesiology from UT Southwestern. Among his other roles at UTSW, he serves as Director of the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship program.

Personal Note

In his spare time, Dr. Joshi enjoys spending time with his children, hiking, traveling, learning to play guitar, and dabbling in electronics and robotics.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital (2001-2004), Anesthesiology/critical Care
  • Fellowship - Emory University Hospitals (2005-2006), Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
  • Internship - Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital (2000-2001), Medicine
  • Medical School - Havard Medical School (1994-2000), Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Management

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