Dr. Amber Leis, MD

Dr. Amber Leis, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
(19)
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Dr. Amber Leis, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in plastic surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.Read her story

200 S Manchester Ave Ste 650

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Leis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wound Repair
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more than 72% of peers
Cancer
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more than 52% of peers
Skin Cancer
normal
more than 41% of peers

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Dr. Leis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leis "Dr. Leis is educated, trained and skilled in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Her specialties are pediatric and adult hand surgery, reconstructive surgery, and aesthetic surgery. "My parents are both sculptors. I think of myself as performing surgical sculpting." Raised by two artists, Dr. Leis developed an eye for aesthetics and an ability to create beauty. Another love – science – also inspired her career. "There was an expectation in my family that I should do what I truly love. My humanitarian work in Mexico and Zimbabwe helped shape the idea that I wanted to use medicine to give back to my community. Sculpture and science is the crossroads of my passion and ability." She is grateful that she is able to combine these two important forces in her life to better her patients' lives. "This is what I was meant to do," said Dr. Leis. "In my work, no two cases are alike. Every day is fascinating and challenging." Dr. Leis uses tremendous amounts of creativity, problem solving, and skill to, as she says, "recreate what had been lost." When it comes to aesthetic surgery, Dr. Leis helps patients achieve their best self and gain confidence. "Quality of life is what my work is about," she says."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leis ""I feel what my patients feel.  I want them to heal and consider themselves whole.  I am their advocate."

 

Dr. Leis is exceptionally empathetic and conscientious in addition to being an extraordinarily skilled surgeon. She is focused on building close interactions and connections with patients and parents of younger patients.  She engageswith every patient on an emotional level.  Their hopes and desires are her hopes and desires. She believes that identifying with their challenges helps her achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients."

5  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Trigger Finger
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Oregon State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Loma Linda University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Loma Linda University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Usc Joseph H Boyes Hand Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leis' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leis to family and friends
19 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Leis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (19)

If you were to create an image of a perfect doctor, it would be Dr. Leis. She's highly competent, compassionate, patient, kind and honest. She helped me through a difficult time of breast reconstruction after a bilateral mastectomy. Her intelligence and skill gave me great peace. Her compassion...more
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Dr. Leis is a very caring physician!
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Dr. Leis has performed two operations on my right arm, both to remove tumors growing along the nerve. Dr. Leis has a gentle and relaxing bedside manner that put my wife and I at ease immediately. Her skills as a surgeon are evident in the outcome - she has excised multiple tumors from my forearm...more
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The very worst in a not great profession. Terrible bed side manner and deep ignorance of her chosen field. She told me that she had "10 out of 10 confidence" that my implants were not causing my pain or autoimmune issues. Hahahaha. That's not even supported by scientific studies. Of course they...more
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Dr. Leis is smart, caring, attentive, responsive, and clearly so skilled at what she does. She performed two surgeries on my 1 year old daughter for polydactyly on both her feet. She was so great with my little one and made sure she spent the time with us to answer all our questions and put us at...more
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