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Author: Dr. Maria Bravo

Pediatrician

Ascension Medical Group

Dr. Bravo is with Ascension Medical Group’s pediatrics department at 824 Illinois Ave. in Stevens Point.

Dr. Bravo cares for children from birth to early adulthood. She specializes in diseases and ailments specific to young and growing bodies and can manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children in every stage of development. Dr. Bravo can perform many types of procedures, from sutures to bladder catheterizations. She has a special interest in preventive care, treating patients with asthma, and working with newborns and their families.

“As a doctor, I know how important good communication is to facilitate proper care and encourage healthy behaviors, said Dr. Bravo. “In addition to English, I speak fluent Spanish, which allows me to connect better with a wider variety of patients, and to help them achieve positive outcomes. I believe in developing trust with my patients and their families, and this can only happen when we understand one another.”

In her spare time, Dr. Bravo enjoys swimming, Zumba, reading, volunteering and traveling.

Same day appointments available! Ascension Medical Group Pediatrics works hard to accommodate same day appointments. Often appointments may not be needed for existing patients for common ailments such as pink-eye, diaper rash, flu shots, and much more. Feel free to call today to talk to a nurse and see if an appointment is needed, 715-342-7655.

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