Roneka L. Ravenell, M.D.

Roneka L. Ravenell, M.D.

Roneka K. Ravenell, M.D.

Roneka L. Ravenell, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5233 - Academic Office
502-588-4710 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Lupus Biomarkers and Clinometrics; Systemic Lupus Nephritis; Systemic Lupus Accelerated Cardiovascular Disease; Curriculum Development


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Rheumatology


Education and Training

  • Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina


Featured Publications

  • Bagnato G, Roberts WN, Sciortino D, Sangari D, Cirmi S, Ravenell RL, Navarra M, Bagnato G, Gangemi S. Mastocytosis and systemic sclerosis: a clinical association. Clin Mol Allergy. 2016 Oct 11;14:13. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27752240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5059924.
  • Ravenell RL, Kamen DL, Spence JD, Hollis BW, Fleury TJ, Janech MG, Almeida JS, Shaftman SR, Oates JC. Premature atherosclerosis is associated with hypovitaminosis D and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor non-use in lupus patients. Am J Med Sci. 2012 Oct;344(4):268-73. PubMed PMID: 22222338; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3323721.
  • Cleator JH, Ravenell R, Kurtz DT, Hildebrandt JD. A dominant negative Galphas mutant that prevents thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor activation of cAMP production and inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate turnover: competition by different G proteins for activation by a common receptor. J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 27;279(35):36601-7. Epub 2004 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 15234971.
  • Srinivasan S, Bunch DO, Feng Y, Rodriguiz RM, Li M, Ravenell RL, Luo GX, Arimura A, Fricker LD, Eddy EM, Wetsel WC. Deficits in reproduction and pro-gonadotropin-releasing hormone processing in male Cpefat mice. Endocrinology. 2004 Apr;145(4):2023-34. Epub 2004 Jan 8. PubMed PMID: 14715715.
  • Steyer TE, Ravenell RL, Mainous AG 3rd, Blue AV. The role of medical students in curriculum committees. Teach Learn Med. 2003 Fall;15(4):238-41. PubMed PMID: 14612255.
  • Steyer TE, Ravenell R, Mainous AG 3rd, Blue AV, Chessman A, Morrison EH. Medical student participation valuable. Fam Med. 2003 Jan;35(1):7. PubMed PMID: 12564852.