Dr. Emilia Ravski, is a board certified
Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician. She specializes
in non-surgical treatment of sports and musculoskeletal injuries.
Born in the Ukraine, Dr. Ravski moved to Southern California at age 10
with her family. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biological
Sciences at the University of California, Irvine where she competed on
the NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing team. As a collegiate athlete,
Dr. Ravski cultivated a passion for sports medicine and an interest in
injuries related to female athletes.
“I’ve witnessed injuries halt dreams and affect daily living.
It is my desire to help athletes at all levels overcome barriers and achieve
their goals, by providing appropriate medical care specific for each individual.”
Dr. Ravski obtained her medical degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic
Medicine and completed a 4-year residency training program in PM&R
at the New York University Medical Center, Rusk Rehabilitation Institute.
She has written chapters for books on sports and musculoskeletal related
topics, as well as lectured at local and national conferences. Dr. Ravski
has also provided teaching in musculoskeletal ultrasound to her colleagues.
While in New York, she served as a medical volunteer at the New York marathon.
Being an avid runner herself, she organized her co-workers into a team
to run races for a foundation that provides sporting opportunities for
disabled athletes. Dr. Ravski has also gone overseas to aid in medical missions.
During her Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh,
Dr. Ravski served as a team physician for the University of Pittsburgh
Women’s Basketball, Carnegie Mellon University Football, the Pittsburgh
Passion (a professional women’s football team) and a local high
school. She provided medical care for the Pittsburgh Ballet and at the
Dr. Ravski enjoys taking care of patients in all walks of life, with varied
athletic levels. She sees providing direct patient care as a unique privilege.
Her goal is to educate her patients while making focused diagnoses and
initiating targeted treatment plans for the purpose of optimizing her
patients’ athletic performance, daily function and overall quality of life.
After traveling and living in multiple cities and countries, Dr. Ravski
calls sunny Southern California home. She loves going to the beach, running,
rowing, biking, swimming, snowboarding and international travel.