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Lorriana Leard


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Dr. Lorriana Leard is a pulmonologist specializing in the care of patients who have lung cancer or advanced lung diseases and are candidates for lung transplants. As an expert at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, she evaluates patients with lung nodules, lung masses or symptoms suggestive of lung cancer.

  • Education

    UC San Diego School of Medicine, 1998

    Stanford University, 1993

  • Residencies

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2001

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, 2005

    UCSF Medical Center, Lung Transplant, 2006

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I love working closely with people – patients, students, residents and fellows – to identify their goals and to help them reach those goals.

Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    89 Ratings
    About our process
    Oct 06, 2023
    Very personable.
    Sep 10, 2023
    Incredible care thank you Lung transplant Team
    Aug 25, 2023
    It was very nice to see Dr Leard. Very knowledgeable and professional
    Jun 01, 2023
    My care provider is knowledgeable about my health conditions. Great listener and informative of my questions.
    Apr 28, 2023
    We have always felt that we are included as an active participant in our care. Always have any/all questions answered. I hope I never meet anyone who has the need for a transplant but should that happen I wouldn't hesitate at recommending UCSF.
    Apr 26, 2023
    Dr. Leard is amazing
    Apr 06, 2023
    Dr. Leard is the very best.
    Apr 05, 2023
    Always a a comprehensive reassuring and delightful clinic visit with Dr. Leard
    Mar 26, 2023
    The provider has a wonderful bedside maner and was very informative.
    Dec 09, 2022
    I've always liked our interactions with DrLeard.
    Nov 04, 2022
    Dr Leard is one of the best doctors I have ever had.She listens.She is compassionate and wants to know how to help. It's a partnership in my health.
    Oct 12, 2022
    We're starting to know more. So we can ask better questions. So The whole process is improving!!
    Oct 06, 2022
    The best doctor.
    Sep 14, 2022
    Dr Leard's is phenomenal as are the entire Lung/Pulmonary team assistants and everyone I've been in contact with. Thank you
    May 12, 2022
    It was a treat to see Dr. Leard again. She is an excellent doctor and I always feel I can ask or talk with her about anything. I also learn something as well.
    Apr 24, 2022
    Very good

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