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Samuel Leon, MD

Dr. Leon has been a member of the Minnesota Gastroenterology Board of Directors since 2002. He served most recently as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee, and also as President and Chairman of the Board from 1999 to 2004. Dr. Leon is currently a member of the Colonoscopy Study Group and the Esophageal Subspecialty Committee.


Dr. Leon graduated with honors from the University of Illinois Medical School in 1980, having completed his undergraduate work at the same institution. His internship and residency were performed in internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor. Following completion of his residency, Dr. Leon moved to Seattle, where he finished his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Washington. Dr. Leon is currently serving on the Board of Directors of both Medica and Fairview Physician Associates. His former professional appointments include: Vice Chief, Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Endoscopy Department; and Chief, Department of Medicine at Methodist Hospital. Since 1986, Dr. Leon has served as a clinical associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. His special medical interests are intestinal motor disorders.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Education and Training

University of Illinois Medical School - Medical Degree
University of Michigan Medical Center - Internship and Residency
University of Washington - Fellowship

Personal Interests

In his free time, he likes outdoor activities and spending time with his family.

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