Pablo Leon, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Information

(415) 353-4287 Appointments
(415) 353-4330 Clinical Fax
pablo.leon@ucsfmedctr.org

Education

  • 1979-82, University of Chicago, B.S., Biochemistry
  • 1982-86, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, M.D.

Residencies

  • 1986-89, University of Chicago, Resident, General Surgery
  • 1989-91, University of Pennsylvania, Fellow, Surgical Oncology Research
  • 1991-93, University of Chicago, Fellow, Surgery
  • 1993-95, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, Resident, Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, 1994
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1997

Clinical Expertise

  • Head and Neck Reconstructive Microsurgery
 

Publications

  1. Chang EI, Leon P, Hoffman WY, Schmidt BL. Quality of life for patients requiring surgical resection and reconstruction for mandibular osteoradionecrosis: 10-year experience at the University of California San Francisco. Head Neck. 2012 Feb; 34(2):207-12. View in PubMed
  2. Paydar KZ, Hansen SL, Chang DS, Hoffman WY, Leon P. Implantable venous Doppler monitoring in head and neck free flap reconstruction increases the salvage rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Apr; 125(4):1129-34. View in PubMed
  3. Fukaya E, Saloner D, Leon P, Wintermark M, Grossman RF, Nozaki M. Magnetic resonance angiography to evaluate septocutaneous perforators in free fibula flap transfer. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010 Jul; 63(7):1099-104. View in PubMed
  4. Maher JJ, Leon P, Ryan JC. Beyond insulin resistance: Innate immunity in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hepatology. 2008 Aug; 48(2):670-8. View in PubMed
  5. Hansen SL, Foster RD, Dosanjh AS, Mathes SJ, Hoffman WY, Leon P. Superficial temporal artery and vein as recipient vessels for facial and scalp microsurgical reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Dec; 120(7):1879-84. View in PubMed
  6. Fukaya E, Grossman RF, Saloner D, Leon P, Nozaki M, Mathes SJ. Magnetic resonance angiography for free fibula flap transfer. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2007 May; 23(4):205-11. View in PubMed
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