Ramesh Kesavalu, MD, received his medical degree from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, India. After completing his internship and residency at Ball Memorial Hospital, Indiana, he trained in Rheumatology in the fellowship program at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis.

Dr. Kesavalu's areas of clinical interest include lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, gout, myositis, scleroderma, sjogren's, polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), spondyloarthritis (psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis and enteropathic arthritis), osteoporosis and osteoarthritis.

He is board certified in both rheumatology and internal medicine, but has limited his practice to rheumatology. In addition, Dr. Kesavalu is a member of the American College of Rheumatology.

Dr. Kesavalu holds an unwavering commitment to high quality and compassionate patient care. He firmly believes in practicing evidence based medicine and is up-to-date with the fast advances in rheumatology.

Dr. Kesavalu is a member of the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Staff providing care in rheumatology.

Medical School
  • PSG Institute of Medical Science, India
  • Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN
  • Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN
  • English
  • Hindu
  • Spanish


Lakeside Community Healthcare
1500 South Central Avenue
Suite 200A
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 291-4010
(818) 291-4058
Ramesh Kesavalu, M.D.
191 South Buena Vista Street
Suite 440
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 291-4010
(818) 260-0550


  • Rheumatology
Clinical Interests
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lupus (Erythematous)
  • Arthritis


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • AIM Health Net (HMO)
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO