Ravi Kumar Ponnappan, MD, FAAOS


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Division Head, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

What Dr. Ponnappan's patients are saying
(source: Press-Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys) 

I felt that my needs and concerns were taken seriously and that the physician cared very deeply about my situation.

Office Locations

Cherry Hill
Cooper Bone and Joint Institute at Cherry Hill

2339 Route 70 West
2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Phone: 856.751.6464
Fax: 856.536.1471
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolThe Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
InternshipGeneral Surgery - University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX
ResidencyOrthopedic Surgery - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
FellowshipSpine Surgery - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Special Interests

Spine surgery


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Poster Award, Posters LIVE Presentation, Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC - 2010.
  • SJ Magazine Top Doc - 2011
  • South Jersey Magazine Top Doc - 2012

Selected Works

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