Patient Care Bio
Dr. Ragonesi was born and raised in the New York City/Long Island area and graduated summa cum laude from Houghton College with a BA in Chemistry. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then completed his internship and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. He is Board Certified and is currently a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as a Clinical Teaching Associate at Strong Memorial Hospital. He is also a member of the Christian Medical Association and a practicing "Hippocratic" physician, which above all stands for the sanctity of human life principle.
Dr. Ragonesi is currently a member of the Rochester Individual Practice Association Board as well as a member of the Pediatric Subcommittee of RIPA. He received the Physician's Recognition Certificate for Continuing Medical Education. In 1987, Dr. Ragonesi began practicing with the National Health Service in Florida before joining the Canandaigua Medical Group in 1991. Dr. Ragonesi and his wife, Brenda, a school psychologist, have three children, Deanna, Bethany, and Daniel. The Ragonesi family resides in Canandaigua and they are members of the Canandaigua Baptist Church. Dr. Ragonesi is a violinist in the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra and is a New York Yankees, New York Giants, and St. John's basketball fan. As a high school senior, he won the Betty Crocker Homemaker Award. As a proponent of Pro-active Parenting, Dr. Ragonesi's motto is "The family that prays together, stays together."