Dr. Leslie Seijo is a pulmonologist who cares for patients undergoing lung transplantation. She also cares for patients with pulmonary needs at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Seijo's research focuses on increasing access to pulmonary services, such as pulmonary rehabilitation, for people who live in underserved communities. She also studies implementation science, investigating ways for research findings and proven treatment methods to b be systematically incorporated into everyday patient care.
Seijo earned her medical degree at the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, where she served an additional year as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at UCSF, where she trained in advanced lung disease and lung transplantation.
In 2022, Seijo earned a UCSF Exceptional Physician Award for her outstanding patient care. She belongs to the American Thoracic Society and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, MD, 2015
Mount Sinai Health System, Internal Medicine, 2019
UCSF, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 2022