Dr. Carlos Leon, MD

Dr. Carlos Leon, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Carlos Leon, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Atlantis, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, transplant hepatology, and more.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heartburn
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Leon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leon "Carlos Leon, MD, has been practicing gastroenterology since 2003, and joined the Digestive Disease Center in 2010. He started and built a successful practice on the west coast of Florida until 2007, when he moved with his wife and two children to this area. Since then, he has been practicing in Palm Beach County.Born in Spain, raised in Puerto Rico, and trained in the U.S., Dr. Leon speaks fluent English and Spanish. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. This was followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Hahnemann University Hospital, part of the Drexel University School of Medicine, also in Philadelphia, PA.Prior to coming to Florida, he served as associate professor of medicine and was the assistant director of medical education at Thomas Jefferson University Frankford Hospitals, in Bucks County, PA. Dr. Leon is trained in diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP, and performs thousands of these procedures every year both in the inpatient and outpatient settings. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and belongs to the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leon "We offer specialty expertise in almost all aspects of digestive disease care. Our specialty interests include care for complicated inflammatory bowel disease and chronic liver diseases including treatment of chronic hepatitis. We plan on providing an esophageal assessment center in conjunction with some of our surgical colleagues in the near future."

3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

90  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Universidad Central Del Caribe Bayamon Puerto Rico
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Med College Pa Hahnemann University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Med College Pa Hahnemann University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Hahnemann University-Medical College Of Pennsylvania Hospitals,
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leon's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leon to family and friends
47 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Leon's 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Behind every great doctor there is great staff, Dr. Leon's staff is what makes me come back to him. He is a great doctor with A LOT of patients but the courtesy the staff offers goes above and beyond.
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One of the smartest doctors I have worked with. His staff is very welcoming I especially love Mel she is a great surgical coordinator very detailed
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Office staff and doctor are amazing.
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Finishing my review about Vivian. It is now 7:30 Thursday June 28th. I still haven’t heard back. That is 3 phone call and two full work days. Unexceptable Ask for the dr. Only when booking an appointment with dr. Leon
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Unbelievable.....made an appointment, showed up early, no appointment. Nothing but attitude from staff. Worst experience ever in medicine. I'm bleeding internally, could die. They sent me packing. seriously unbelievable. The worst.
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