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Ravi R. Nemivant, M.D.

Ravi R. Nemivant

Philosophy of Care

I believe a key to successful care is patient education. If patients can have a good understanding of their condition they can be active members of their health care team. I also believe that good patient care cannot be provided without compassion and empathy.



  • Critical Care
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Years in Practice: 14

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Patients Seen

Accepts adults


  • English

Medical Interests

COPD, Pulmonary fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, Asthma, Pulmonary nodules, Lung cancer, Abnormal chest x-ray, Interstitial lung disease, Narcolepsy, Critical Care Illness, Pulmonary embolism, Pulmonary hypertension, pleural effusion

Personal Interests

Spending time with my family, Swimming, Biking, Running, Soccer, Baseball, Football, Basketball, Watching sports



School Rush University Medical College
Graduation Date 06/1998
Degree M.D.
Honors Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


School Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Title Resident in Internal Medicine

School Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Title Resident in Internal Medicine


School Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital Loyola University Medical Center
Specialty Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine


  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Awards and Accolades

Name Darrell Stremler Leadership Award
Date 12/2010

Research & Clinical Trials


  • Interstitial Pneumonitis due to pegylated interfontherapy
  • Long-term adrenalectomy can decrease or increase hypocampal volume
  • Measurement of immediate changes in end-expiratory volume during induced hyperinflation


Sleep Medicine

  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea

Health Topics Posts

4 Myths about Smoking

DuPage Medical Group

Read about common myths, and the truths, related to smoking.

Topics and Subtopics: Addiction,Respiratory Problems

4 Reasons to Quit Smoking

DuPage Medical Group

Are you a smoker? Have you ever considered quitting? Here are some reasons to quit smoking.

Topics and Subtopics: Addiction,Respiratory Problems

CPAP Facts

DuPage Medical Group Sleep Medicine

Learn more about CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure machines) and sleep apnea.

Topics and Subtopics: Respiratory Problems,Sleep Disorders


Hospital Affiliations