Leslie C. Ravago, M.D.

Leslie C. Ravago M.D.

Assistant Professor & Medical Director, UF Health Blanding Pediatrics

Department: Department of Pediatrics
Business Phone: (904) 633-0645
Business Email: leslie.ravago@jax.ufl.edu

About Leslie C. Ravago

Leslie Chua Ravago, M.D., received her medical degree from the University of East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in the Philippines. In 1997, Dr. Ravago completed her medical residency in pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She also obtained certification in medical acupuncture from Helms Medical Institute in Berkeley, California, in 2005. She has a clinical interest in school health, global health and children with special health care needs — specifically deaf and blind youth.

Dr. Ravago worked at the School for the Deaf and the Blind for nine years and learned American Sign Language during her time there. She has also cared for patients with post-traumatic brain injury and similar conditions after ICU admission. She volunteers her time with UF Global Mission Trips in the Dominican Republic.

She enjoys practicing the Japanese martial art of Aikido and is certified Third Kyu by the U.S. Aikido Federation. Her other hobbies include, Zumba, kickboxing, tai chi, qi gong, traveling and learning about other cultures.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

  • Pediatrics
  • Clinical Special Interests: Acupuncture, pediatric and adolescent community health
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language and Tagalog


Impact of Global Service Trips on Physician Careers
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Patient Perceptions of Benefits Received During Short-Term Global Health Trips
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A walk in the patients' shoes: a step toward competency development in systems-based practice.
Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.6(1):54-7[DOI] .[PMID] 16443184.

Office Information

Academic Office
UF Health Family Medicine and Pediatrics - Blanding
6015 118th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32244
(904) 633-0610
Administrative Manager
Millie Ortiz
(904) 633-0645


Medical Degree
1983 · University of the East, Quezon City, Philippines
Pediatrics Residency
1999 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA