Ravi Yangala, MD, DM grew up in India where he graduated from Guntur Medical College in Guntur, India. He completed his Internship at Staten Island Medical Center, his Neurology Residency at State University of New York in Stony Brook and Fellowships for Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and SUNY Brooklyn, NY. He grew up with an interest in helping others and being empathetic. This led him to being a physician, which incorporates helping and healing people. Dr. Yangala's goal is to help his patients better understand their health problems to the best of his knowledge and provide them with solutions which helps them in their healing. His hobbies and interests include spending time with his family, traveling, listening to music and watching sports, especially tennis.