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Ruchi Bhabhra, MD PhD

Assc Professor - Adj COM

  • MBBS: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati
  • Residency: The Christ Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Virginia
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08/26/2010)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism) (Certification Date: 11/06/2014) - (Recertification Date: 08/04/2015)



Clinical Interest



Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism
Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Clinical trials focusing on Pituitary disorders 

Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • 7th Floor
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0547
  • Office 513-558-4444
  • Fax 513-558-8581

Peer Reviewed Publications

Body, Alaina M; Matur, Abhijith V; Gudla, Shushma; Kendler, Ady; Sedaghat, Ahmad; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Prestigiacomo, Charles J; Forbes, Jonathan A 2021. Comprehensive Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Cushing Disease: Two-Dimensional Angiographic and Operative Video. World neurosurgery, 148 , 188

Emmert, A Scott; Hussein, Ahmed E; Slobodian, Olesia; Krueger, Bryan; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Hagen, Matthew C; Pickle, Sarah; Forbes, Jonathan A 2021. Case Report of Transgender Patient with Gonadotropic Dysfunction Secondary to Craniopharyngioma: Toward Improving Understanding of Biopsychosocial Dynamics of Gender Identity in Neurosurgical Care. World neurosurgery, 145 , 448-453

Dai, Yufei; Hagen, Matthew; Andaluz, Norberto; Bhabhra, Ruchi 2019. Aggressive granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis with optic tract edema and invasion into third ventricle. Surgical neurology international, 10 , 217

Kim, Su Hee; Lundgren, Jessica A; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Collins, Jessicah S; Patrie, James T; Burt Solorzano, Christine M; Marshall, John C; McCartney, Christopher R 2018. Progesterone-Mediated Inhibition of the GnRH Pulse Generator: Differential Sensitivity as a Function of Sleep Status. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 103 3, 1112-1121

Schutt, Robert C; Gordon, Trish A; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Cathro, Helen P; Cook, Stephen L; McCartney, Christopher R; Weiss, Geoffrey R 2013. Doege-Potter syndrome presenting with hypoinsulinemic hypoglycemia in a patient with a malignant extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor: a case report. Journal of medical case reports, 7 , 11

Bhabhra, Ruchi; Richie, Daryl L; Kim, H Stanley; Nierman, William C; Fortwendel, Jarrod; Aris, John P; Rhodes, Judith C; Askew, David S 2008. Impaired ribosome biogenesis disrupts the integration between morphogenesis and nuclear duplication during the germination of Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryotic cell, 7 4, 575-83

Richie, Daryl L; Miley, Michael D; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Robson, Geoffrey D; Rhodes, Judith C; Askew, David S 2007. The Aspergillus fumigatus metacaspases CasA and CasB facilitate growth under conditions of endoplasmic reticulum stress. Molecular microbiology, 63 2, 591-604

Bhabhra, Ruchi; Zhao, Wei; Rhodes, Judith C; Askew, David S 2006. Nucleolar localization of Aspergillus fumigatus CgrA is temperature-dependent. Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B, 43 1, 1-7

Bhabhra, R; Askew, D S 2005. Thermotolerance and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus: role of the fungal nucleolus. Medical mycology, 43 Suppl 1 , S87-93

Fortwendel, Jarrod R; Zhao, Wei; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Park, Steven; Perlin, David S; Askew, David S; Rhodes, Judith C 2005. A fungus-specific ras homolog contributes to the hyphal growth and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryotic cell, 4 12, 1982-9

Vogt, Keith; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Rhodes, Judith C; Askew, David S 2005. Doxycycline-regulated gene expression in the opportunistic fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. BMC microbiology, 5 , 1

Bhabhra, Ruchi; Miley, Michael D; Mylonakis, Eleftherios; Boettner, Doug; Fortwendel, Jarrod; Panepinto, John C; Postow, Michael; Rhodes, Judith C; Askew, David S 2004. Disruption of the Aspergillus fumigatus gene encoding nucleolar protein CgrA impairs thermotolerant growth and reduces virulence. Infection and immunity, 72 8, 4731-40