Mohammed Ranavaya, MD, JD

Professor
Director, Division of Occupational, Environmental and Disability Medicine

Departments

Clinical Interests

Hospital Privileges

Education & Training

  • Graduate: West Virginia University - Occupational Health (Morgantown, W.Va.)
  • Graduate: Appalachian School of Law (Grundy, Va.)
  • Medical School: Dow Medical College/Karachi University (Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Royal College of Physicians/Fellow Faculty of Occupational Medicine (Dublin, Ireland)

Honors & Memberships

  • 1990, 1993 & 1996-2000 Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association
  • Certificate of Commendation for Exceptional Service as a Civilian Physician, U.S. Army
  • Chair Exam Committee and Board of Directors, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Consultant/Advisor, Disability Evaluation Unit of California Industrial Commission
  • Honorary membership, Irish Society of Occupational Medicine
  • Member, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Member, American College of Preventive Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
  • President, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Warrington York Memorial Medal in International Community Health, University of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, England

Certification

  • Certificate: Epidemiology and Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Certified: American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Certified: American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine)
  • Medical Review Officer Certification: American College of Occupational Medicine
  • Designated 'B' Reader: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Certificate: Spirometry, National Institue for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Marshall Family Medicine

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
1st Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304-691-1100
Toll-Free Phone: 877-691-1600

Map & Directions


Marshall Occupational, Environmental, and Disability Medicine

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite 1500
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304-691-1100

Map & Directions


Ranavaya MI Book. 2019. Physicians Guide to Medico legal Practice Ranavaya MI, Physicians Guide to Medico legal Practice, AMA Press 2019

Loudin, Sean; El-Hamdani, Mehiar; and Ranavaya, Mohammed. 2017. Opioid epidemic-- is there an end in sight? Loudin, Sean; El-Hamdani, Mehiar; and Ranavaya, Mohammed (2017) "Opioid epidemic-- is there an end in sight?," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 3: Iss. 4, Article 4

Mohammed Ranavaya MD, JD. 2017. Empowering Ability in Disability--Avoiding the Web of Disability, Ranavaya, Mohammed (2017) "Empowering Ability in Disability--Avoiding the Web of Disability,"

Ferrara SD, Ananian V, Baccino E, Boscolo-Berto R, Domenici R, Hernàndez-Cueto C, Mendelson G, Norelli GA, Ranavaya M, Terranova C, Vieira DN, Viel G, Villanueva E, Zoia R, Sartori G. 2016. A novel methodology for the objective ascertainment of psychic and existential damage. Int J Legal Med. 2016 Sep;130(5):1387-99. doi: 10.1007/s00414-016-1366-8
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Book Editors: Ferrara, Santo Davide; Boscolo-Berto, Rafael; Viel, Guido (Eds.). 2016. Methods of Ascertainment of Personal Damage in the USA - Chapter 16 2016: Personal Injury and Damage Ascertainment under Civil Law, Chapter 16 ISBN - 978-3-319-29812-2

Ranavaya M. 2016. Methods of Ascertainment of Personal Injury in the USA - Chapter 16 S.D. Ferrara et al. (eds.) Personal Injury and Damage Ascertainment; Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016 May

Ferrara SD, Ananian V, Baccino E, Boscolo-Berto R, Domenici R, Hernàndez-Cueto C, Mendelson G, Norelli GA, Ranavaya M, Terranova C, Vieira DN, Viel G, Villanueva E, Zoia R, Sartori G. 2016. A novel methodology for the objective ascertainment of psychic and existential damage. Int. J. Legal Med. 2016 May 4.
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Rondinelli R, Ranavaya M. 2016. Book Chapter "Practical Aspects of Impairment Rating and Disability Determination” Chapter 5, pp. 85-101. Braddom’s PM&R 5th ed. Rondinelli, R., Ranavaya, M. Practical Aspects of Impairment Rating and Disability Determination. In: Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fifth Edition, Cifu D.X., ed. 2015

Ferrara SD, Baccino E, Boscolo-Berto R, Comandè G, Domenici R, Hernandez-Cueto C, Gulmen MK, Mendelson G, Montisci M, Norelli GA, Pinchi V, Ranavaya M, Shokry DA, Sterzik V, Vermylen Y, Vieira DN, Viel G, Zoja R, Members of the IALM Working Group on Personal Injury and Damage. 2016. Padova Charter on personal injury and damage under civil-tort law : Medico-legal guidelines on methods of ascertainment and criteria of evaluation. Int. J. Legal Med. 2016 Jan;130(1):1-12.
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Mohammed Ranavaya. 2016. Methodology of Personal Injury Assessment and Disability Compensation Systems in the United States. Ranavaya Mohammed I., Methodology of Personal Injury Assessment and Disability Compensation Systems in the United States. In: International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM) Monograph, S. Davide Ferrara., ed. 2016 (In Press.)-Springer Publisher

Rondinelli R, Ranavaya M. 2014. Current American Medical Association Guidelines for Evaluating Musculoskeletal Impairment at Maximum Medical Improvement

Rondinelli R, Ranavaya MI. 2013. Chapter 17, Disability assessment Benzon, Honorio T. Practical Management of Pain. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2014

Rondinelli R, Eskay-Auerbach M, Ranavaya M. 2012. Commentary on NCCI Report

Ranavaya M. 2012. Primary Care Physician and Prescription narcotics for the treatment of Chronic Non-Malignant pain 2012 Jan; 8(1):4-7

Ranavaya M, Brigham C. 2011. International Use of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

Ranavaya MI. 2009. Review of Major Disability and Compensation Systems in the USA 2009 Sep; 7(3)

Ranavaya MI. 2008. Impairment and Disability Evaluation training in US medical education: A survey of Family Medicine Residency Curricula and attitudes 2008 Jan; 6(1)

Geisser ME, Ranavaya M, Haig AJ, Roth RS, Zucker R, Ambroz C, Caruso M. 2005. A meta-analytic review of surface electromyography among persons with low back pain and normal, healthy controls. J Pain. 2005 Nov;6(11):711-26.
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Steiman GS, Ranavaya MI. 2005. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS Type I: A Review for Independent Medical Examiner 2005 Jul; 5 (3-4)

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