• Ram Pathak MD, FACP

  • Endocrinologist

    • Marshfield - Endocrinology
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. 4K5 Marshfield, WI 54449


Trained in reading Bone Mineral Densities, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans
Trained in Abdominal & Pelvic Sonography, Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, India
ICH/Good Clinical Practice and Safety Reporting Training Module, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
2001 to 2003:
Endocrinology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans
1999 to 2001:
Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo - Millard Filllmore Hospital, Buffalo
1988 to 1990:
Internal Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, India
1988 to 1990:
MD, University of Nagpur, India
1987 to 1987:
Government Medical College, India
1982 to 1986:
MBBS, University of Nagpur, India

Work Experience

2011 to Present:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison
2006 to Present:
Medical Director - Diabetes Education, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
2006 to Present:
Endocrinologist, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
2011 to 2014:
Member, Board of Trustees, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
2007 to 2013:
Member, Research Committee, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
2004 to 2006:
Senior Consultant Endocrinologist, Apollo Hospitals, India
1995 to 1999:
Internal Medicine Attending Physician, Central Hospital, Saudi Arabia
1990 to 1995:
Internal Medicine Attending Physician/Diabetes Clinic, Kotnis Memorial Hospital, India

Board Certifications

USMLE (Steps I, II, III) - Indefinitely Valid
2001 to Present:
Internal Medicine
2013 to Present:
Endocrinology - Diabetes & Metabolism (2003) Recertified

Professional Societies

American College of Physicians
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists


2010 to Present:
Surveillance, Prevention & Management of Diabetes Mellitus (SUPREME-DM) AHRQ, PI

Select Publications

  • Pathak RD, Choudhary A, Holay MP. (1993 January). A study of cell-mediated immunity in healthy contacts of pulmonary tuberculosis cases. J Assoc Physicians India. 41(12)
  • Pathak RD, Afaq A, Blonde L. (2002 October). Thiazolidinediones in the treatment of managed care patients with type 2 diabetes. Am J Manag Care. 8((16 Suppl)):S438-S494.
    PubMed ID: 12408411
  • Pathak RD, Jayaraj K, Blonde L. (2003 April). Thalidomide-associated hyperglycemia and diabetes: case report and review of literature. DIABETES CARE. 26(4):1322-1323.
    PubMed ID: 12663627
  • Tran TH, Pathak RD, Basa AL. (2004 February). Metastatic insulinoma: case report and review of the literature. South Med J. 97(2):199-201.
    PubMed ID: 14982275
  • Pathak RD, Tran TH, Burshell A. (2004 February). A case of dopamine agonists inhibiting pancreatic polypeptide secretion from an islet cell tumor. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 89(2):581-584.
    PubMed ID: 14764765
  • Rumancik S, Routh RH, Pathak RD, Burshell A, Nauman EA. (2005 February). Assessment of bone quantity and distribution in adult lumbar scoliosis: new dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry methodology and analysis. SPINE. 30(4):434-439.
    PubMed ID: 15706341
  • Routh RH, Rumancik S, Pathak RD, Burshell A, Nauman EA. (2005 December). The relationship between bone mineral density and biomechanics in patients with osteoporosis and scoliosis. Osteoporos Int. 16(12):1857-1863.
    PubMed ID: 15999291
  • Ghanim H, Mohanty P, Pathak RD, Chaudhuri A, Sia CL, Dandona P. (2007 June). Orange juice or fructose intake does not induce oxidative and inflammatory response. DIABETES CARE. 30(6):1406-1411.
    PubMed ID: 17384340
  • Sharma SK, Joshi SR, Kumar A, Unnikrishnan AG, Hoskote SS, Moharana AK,...Pathak RD. (2008 November). Efficacy, safety and acceptability of biphasic insulin aspart 30 in Indian patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the PRESENT study. J Assoc Physicians India.. 56 :859-63.
    PubMed ID: 19263683
  • Mamillapalli CK, Pathak S, Nekkanti S, Pathak RD. (2008 March). Case study of ectopic ACTH syndrome. JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE. 23(Supp 2 (0884-8734)):39.
  • Poonuru S, Pathak S, Vats HS, Pathak RD. (2011 March). Rapid reduction of severely elevated serum triglycerides with insulin infusion, gemfibrozil and niacin. Clinical Medicine & Research. 9(1):38-41.
    PubMed ID: 20852089
  • Nichols G, Desai J, Elston LaFata J, Lawrence J, O'Connor P, Pathak RD,...SUPREME-DM Study Group. (2012 June). Construction of a Multisite DataLink Using Electronic Health Records for the Identification, Surveillance, Prevention, and Management of Diabetes Mellitus: The SUPREME-DM Project. Prev Chronic Dis. 9 :E110.
    PubMed ID: 22677160
  • Wall D, Ray W, Pathak RD, Lin S. (2014 November). A Google Glass Application to Support Shoppers With Dietary Management of Diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol.. 8(6):1245-6.
    PubMed ID: 25015954
  • Barvalia U, Amlani B, Pathak RD. (2014 November). Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxic thyroiditis: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Case Reports in Medicine. 2014(231651):1-6.
    PubMed ID: 25477968
  • Raebel M, Ellis J, Schroeder E, Xu S, O'Connor P, Segal J,...Steiner J [including Pathak RD.] (2014 July). Intensification of antihyperglycemic therapy among patients with incident diabetes: a Surveillance Prevention and Management of Diabetes Mellitus (SUPREME-DM) study. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf.. 23(7):699-710.
    PubMed ID: 24639086
  • O'Connor P, Schmittdiel J, Pathak RD, Harris RI, Newton KM, Ohnsorg KA,...Steiner J. (2014 December). Randomized trial of telephone outreach to improve medication adherence and metabolic control in adults with diabetes. DIABETES CARE. 37(12):3317-24.
    PubMed ID: 25315207
  • O'Connor P, Schmittdiel J, Pathak RD, Harris RI, Newton KM. (2015 March). Response to comment on o'connor et Al. Randomized trial of telephone outreach to improve medication adherence and metabolic control in adults with diabetes. Diabetes care 2014;37:3317-3324. DIABETES CARE. 38(3):e46.
    PubMed ID: 25715427
  • Vazquez-Benitez G, Desai JR, Xu S, Goodrich G, Schroeder EB, Nichols G,...O'Connor P [including Pathak RD.] (2015 May). Preventable major cardiovascular events associated with uncontrolled glucose, blood pressure, and lipids and active smoking in adults with diabetes with and without cardiovascular disease: a contemporary analysis. DIABETES CARE. 38(5):905-12.
    PubMed ID: 25710922