Leonardo Oliveira, M.D.
Internal and Sports Medicine
Dr. Leonardo Oliveira is board certified in internal medicine with a specialty in sports medicine. His research interests range from wellness to disease prevention, running injuries, and exercise performance.
An exercise and sports enthusiast, Dr. Oliveira received his M.D. degree from Universidade Federal Fluminense in Brazil. Before coming to Pegasus Health, Dr. Oliveira completed his residency with distinction at the Cleveland Clinic, having participated in the Clinical Scholars Program, where he also completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. While there, he served as the team physician for John Carroll University and Bedford High School and provided medical coverage at running events such as the Cleveland Marathon.
Dr. Oliveira’s research interests are wellness and disease prevention, running injuries, exercise performance, stress fractures, hypertension in adults and athletes, use of diagnostic musculoketal ultrasound and shockwave therapy.
As an internal medicine and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Oliveira said he hopes to care for a variety of UCF Pegasus Health patients, including patients with acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, sports concussions, athletes, physically active individuals and those interested in improving their overall health.
A Word From Dr. Oliveira
“Medicine is the combination of knowledge of the human body and the art of communicating as you care for patients’ lives,” Dr. Oliveira said.