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Biographical and Professional Information about Dr. Leshin

Go to List of Past Abstracts H. Len Leshin, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Besides offering general pediatric care, Dr. Leshin has a special interest in caring for children with Down syndrome. He is a member of the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group, a worldwide group of doctors and other professionals dedicated to the care of people with Down syndrome. He wrote a chapter on pediatric health care in Down syndrome in the book Down Syndrome: Visions for the 21st Century (Wiley-Liss, 2002). He also wrote a chapter on medical concerns in the latest edition (third) of the book Babies with Down Syndrome: A New Parents' Guide (Woodbine House, 2008). He is a member of the Clinical Advisory Board of the National Down Syndrome Society.
Send Me Email Dr. Leshin grew up in Robstown, Texas and attended St. Stephen's School in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate training at the University of Texas at Austin and attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed internship and residency training in pediatrics at the Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma City. He has been in private pediatric practice in Corpus Christi, Texas for twenty years. He and his wife Bobbie have two sons: Nathan, 20 years old, and Avi, 18 years old. Avi has Down syndrome and epilepsy.

Dr. Leshin currently belongs to the Texas Medical Association, Nueces County Medical Society, and Texas Pediatric Society.

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