Purva Ranchal MD, MEd

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

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Purva Ranchal

General Internal Medicine


Dr. Ranchal is the Associate Clerkship Director for the fourth year medical students in the Advanced Internal Medicine Ambulatory Clerkship (Medicine II) at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She is the Director of Early Clinician Development and Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Ranchal is also a member of Academy of Medical Educators at BUSM.

Dr. Ranchal is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician at Boston Medical Center. After medical school, Dr. Ranchal completed her Internal Medicine residency from New York Medical College, NY. Following completion of her clinical training, Dr. Ranchal completed a fellowship in medical education and Masters in Health Professions Education at Boston University Graduate School of Education. Dr. Ranchal is passionate for medical education with particular interest in improving transition from UME to GME. She is the program lead for ambulatory boot camp for Internal Medicine interns at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Ranchal has expertise in designing competency-based curricula, curriculum evaluation methods, and teaching methods.

Research and Clinical Interests: Medical Education, Curriculum Development, Hospital Medicine, Primary Care, Chronic Diseases.


Medicine, MD, Government Medical College


Published on 7/1/2022

Gupta R, Sen A, Khosla J, Ranchal P, Aronow WS, Shehu M. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Rituximab. Am J Ther. 2022 Jul 01; 29(4):451-454. PMID: 33021535.

Published on 3/21/2022

Varadhan A, Stephan K, Gupta R, Vyas AV, Ranchal P, Aronow WS, Hawwa N, Lanier GM. Growing role of SGLT2i in heart failure: evidence from clinical trials. Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2022 Feb; 15(2):147-159. PMID: 35264076.

Published on 3/15/2022

Gupta R, Malik AH, Chan JSK, Lawrence H, Mehta A, Venkata VS, Aedma SK, Ranchal P, Dhaduk K, Aronow WS, Vyas AV, Mehta SS, Combs WG, Frishman WH, Patel NC. Robotic Assisted Versus Manual Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cardiol Rev. 2024 Jan-Feb 01; 32(1):24-29. PMID: 35175955.

Published on 10/28/2021

Gupta R, Lin M, Mehta A, Aedma SK, Shah R, Ranchal P, Vyas AV, Singh S, Kluck B, Combs WG, Patel NC. Protease-Activated Receptor Antagonist for Reducing Cardiovascular Events - A Review on Vorapaxar. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2023 Mar; 48(3):101035. PMID: 34718032.

Published on 9/20/2021

Gupta R, Malik AH, Popli T, Ranchal P, Yandrapalli S, Aronow WS. Impact of bedtime dosing of antihypertensives compared to morning therapy: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2021 09 20; 28(11):e5-e8. PMID: 34551083.

Published on 9/1/2021

Gupta R, Popli T, Ranchal P, Khosla J, Aronow WS, Frishman WH, El Khoury MY. Corynebacterium Jeikeium Endocarditis: A Review of the Literature. Cardiol Rev. 2021 Sep-Oct 01; 29(5):259-262. PMID: 32976125.

Published on 9/1/2021

Gupta R, Malik AH, Gupta R, Ranchal P, Yandrapalli S, Patel B, Frishman WH, Aronow WS, Garg J. Dual Versus Triple Therapy in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and an Anticoagulation Indication: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis and Trial-Sequential Analysis. Cardiol Rev. 2021 Sep-Oct 01; 29(5):245-252. PMID: 34001690.

Published on 3/1/2021

Ranchal P, Gupta R, Goldberg R, A Lobo S, Pascual A, El Khoury MY. Penicillin-Sensitive Lactobacillus jensenii Bacteremia. Am J Ther. 2021 Mar-Apr 01; 28(2):e250-e252. PMID: 31513025.

Published on 11/1/2020

Gupta R, Ranchal P, Raza A, Sayed A, Pattarkine R, Dhand A. Successful Treatment of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Infective Endocarditis Presenting With Aortic Root Abscess in an Immunocompromised Host. Am J Ther. 2020 Nov/Dec; 27(6):e645-e647. PMID: 31789628.

Published on 10/1/2020

Ranchal P, Yates E, Gupta R, Aronow WS. Tocilizumab-Associated Bowel Perforation in SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Am J Ther. 2022 Nov-Dec 01; 29(6):e699-e702. PMID: 33021529.

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