Dr. Ravi Named a 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Dr. Ravi Somayazula's 2019 Top Doctor's Award


Dr. Ravi Somayazula, founder of Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics in Houston, has been named a Top Doctor® by Castle Connolly, the publisher of America’s Top Doctors®. This distinction is awarded to doctors who have been selected by their peers and thoroughly vetted by Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team, which reviews all nominee’s “medical educations, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories – and much more.”

It is important to note that, unlike many “Top” and “Best of” lists, doctors cannot pay to be listed as one of America’s Top Doctors®. This is a merit-based recognition earned through dedication, honesty, and the highest regard for patient safety and satisfaction.

About Dr. Ravi

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ravi is an experienced, highly-trained, and dedicated plastic surgeon. Committed to maintaining the highest standards of patient care, Dr. Ravi has also adapted several advanced techniques, including the Keller Funnel technique, that help safeguard patient comfort and improve final results.

Respected by peers and sought-after by patients seeking the most rewarding experience, Dr. Ravi has established himself as one of Houston’s Top Doctors and has been recognized as a Super Doctor® in Texas. He is also a member of the RealSelf Hall of Fame and has been listed as one of America’s Best Physicians by the National Consumer Advisory Board.

In addition to his awards and distinctions, Dr. Ravi is an active member of:

  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The International Society of Plastic and Regenerative Surgeons
  • The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons

Experienced, effective, and award-winning, it is Dr. Ravi’s thoughtful approach, remarkable bedside manner, and insistence on honesty that have inspired countless patients to recommend Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics to friends and family. If you are considering a surgical or nonsurgical cosmetic procedure, we would love to meet with you, get a clear understanding of your needs and desires, and help you determine how best to reach your goals.

Call Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics at 281-242-1061 to schedule a consultation at our Houston office. We welcome patients from Katy, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, and all surrounding communities.

Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both Board-Certified Physicians, use a patient-centered approach and spend as much time as needed to make each patient feel special and respected—not just another person walking through the door. As a team, a one-of-a-kind treatment plan is created to address concerns from head to toe with the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques, including: Breast Augmentation (Implants), Tummy Tucks, Liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, miraDry®, Botox®, Dermal Fillers, and Sculptra®. Working side-by-side, Dr. Ravi and Dr. Gopathi strive to create a long-lasting relationship with each patient, meeting any new aesthetic needs as they arise. Together, the staff at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics take each patient step-by-step through their cosmetic journey to achieve the desired aesthetic results.

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Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics sends well wishes to all of those impacted by COVID-19. Dr. Ravi and our staff understand that this has impacted our community in multiple ways, but we are ready to support you in any way we can. Patients have multiple concerns and anxieties, and we want to assure you that as a medical practice, we are here for you.

Our office is currently open and ready to serve you. We are performing elective surgeries per Texas state guidelines at our Ambulatory Surgery Center, Houston Plastic Surgery Center.  All surgical patients are required to test for Covid-19, this will be reviewed in detail with you by your Patient Care Coordinator.  We are also still performing Injectables, such as Botox and fillers, and other in-office Med Spa procedures, such as miraDry and Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling.  In order to do our part to decrease the spread of Covid-19, our office does have a strict screening protocol and all staff and patients are required to wear masks at all times.  Our staff continues to follow strict guidelines to increase the frequency of cleaning of all contact surfaces, such as door handles and countertops, with appropriate cleaning solutions. Your safety has always been, and will continue to be, of utmost importance.

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both board certified physicians, continue to offer in person consultations as well as virtual consultations via a secure HIPAA compliant platform. We are happy to provide these two options to guarantee your comfort.

As responsible leaders in our community, we will always take the appropriate steps to ensure that every decision we make is focused on the health and safety of our patients and staff. We continue to monitor the CDC’s guidelines on infection control and are implementing their recommendations on an ongoing basis.

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