Associate Professor of Surgery
Dr. Leshnower hails from Texas and received his Bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Texas at Austin. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Tx. Following medical school, Dr. Leshnower completed a residency in general surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa. During his time at Penn, Dr. Leshnower completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in the Harrison Department of Surgical Research studying myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury as a member of the Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group.
Following completion of his general surgery training, Dr. Leshnower completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency under Dr. Robert Guyton at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Leshnower pursued advanced training in thoracic aortic surgery under Dr. Joseph Bavaria at the University of Pennsylvania and endovascular surgery at the Arizona Heart Institute. Dr. Leshnower joined faculty of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory in 2011 as a cardio-aortic surgeon. He performs all adult cardiac surgery including transcatheter valve replacement. Dr. Leshnower specializes in open and endovascular therapies for diseases of the thoracic aorta.
Thursday, May 2
2:30 PM – 2:40 PM