Dr. Ronald A. Leo
Board Certified Gastroenterologist
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
When I started training on the medical wards, my first rotation was on the gastro service. My first two attendings were among the most intelligent, thoughtful and impressive people I’d ever med. One became my personal advisor through the rest of medical school, my residency and fellowship. I wanted to be like them.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Esophageal disease, interventional GI, IBD
Where did you study?
Medical: University of Florida College of Medicine
Internship: University of Texas in Dallas
Residency, Fellowship: University of Florida
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Gastroenterology
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
I have five children—spending time with them is most important. We love gardening, nature and literature. We always have spirited current events discussions at dinner.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
President of Louisiana Gastroenterological Society 2018–2020
Please list your professional affiliations.
Louisiana Gastroenterology Society
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Gastroenterology Association