Dr. Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP is a family physician in Tucson, Arizona. His roles allows him to see patients as a family physician with Banner University Medical Group, teach residents and medical students as core faculty and Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona, and help transform practices as Medical Director of Alvernon Family Medicine and the UA Mobile Health Program which provides free care to underserved communities throughout Southern Arizona.
Dr. Grivois-Shah is originally from Chicago, and served as Medical Director for Near North Health Services Corporation (http://www.nearnorthhealth.org/), a network of nine federally qualified community health centers serving un- and underinsured patients throughout Chicago. In this role, Dr. Grivois-Shah oversaw medical operations for over 100,000 patient visits provided by nearly 50 providers and over 250 total staff.
Dr. Grivois-Shah has also worked for Cook County Health & Hospitals System, including as Lead Physician for its high school health center in Cicero, IL. While a physician at Cook County, he served as an SEIU delegate and Chair of its Policy Advocacy Coalition where he joined local community groups to take on coal power plant pollution affecting patients and communities in Chicago’s SW side.
As a practicing physician, Dr. Grivois-Shah has done it all in full spectrum primary care: providing services to patients from the start of life to end of life, delivering babies, HIV medicine, in-patient care, faculty for residents and medical students, and office procedures from colposcopies and endometrial biopsies to toe nail avulsions and minor skin procedures.
Passionate about family medicine and primary care advocacy, he served as a Director of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents over 120,000 family physicians, residents, and medical students.
Dr. Grivois-Shah finished his MPH in 2011 from UIC, and his MBA from the U of A in 2016, and is passionate about public health advocacy and building financially sustainable health delivery models for all. He was a Commissioner for the Oak Park Board of Health, leading the way on bicycle safety, advocacy, and promotion.
He is a proud parent of three, and is proud of his husband Tim’s accomplishments in education leadership as Principal of an elementary school in southern Tucson and now in his role directing adult learning.
Ravi loves exploring his new home and community of Tucson, and is a vegan home chef, bicycle commuter, PADI-certified scuba diver, and backyard farmer, among other interests!