Ravi Shankar, M.D., believes the groundbreaking clinical research taking place in the field of oncology today offers hope to patients battling cancer. He develops treatment plans for his patients based on the latest advancements and strives to make them feel at ease during this difficult time.

Dr. Shankar’s clinical interests include chronic pain, geriatrics, holistic medicine and integrative/complementary therapies. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

In his spare time, Dr. Shankar enjoys spending quality time with his wife outdoors, playing sports, listening to music and reading.

Medical School
  • Drexel University College of Medicine, (F/K/A Hahnemann) Philadelphia, PA
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • English


PMI Hematology/Oncology Burbank
181 S. Buena Vista Street
4th Floor
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 840-0921
(818) 840-7064
Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center
181 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 748-4701


  • Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Chronic Pain
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Integrative & Complementary Therapies


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Health Net PPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • ILWU Blue Shield PPO
  • Interplan PPO/ EPO
  • Medicare
  • Tricare PPO
  • TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Facey Medical Group

Medical Groups

Affiliated Medical Groups
  • Providence Medical Associates