Dr. Christina Leal-McKinley, MD

Dr. Christina Leal-McKinley, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Christina Leal-McKinley, MD is a family medicine specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

20 Starbrush Cir

Covington, LA 70433

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Leal-McKinley's Experience

Dr. Leal-McKinley's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Leal-McKinley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leal-McKinley "Dr. Christina McKinley is a board-certified family medicine physician with the Lakeview Regional Physician Group practicing in Covington, La. She is affiliated with Lakeview Regional Medical Center. Dr. McKinley offers comprehensive primary care with a focus on caring for those ages 10 years and older, physical and mental wellness, preventive medicine, diagnosing and treating acute illnesses, chronic disease management and treating musculoskeletal Injuries. She performs minor in-office procedures and places an emphasis on patient education to maintain optimum health. Dr. McKinley has more than five years of primary care experience and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leal-McKinley "As a Family Medicine Physician, I'm focused on providing preventive care, and I practice what I preach. I understand how difficult balancing work and family can be. I can help you find time to focus on your own health and wellness."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Leal-McKinley does not have any board certifications listed.

215  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center- General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • East Jefferson General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Leal-McKinley has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leal-McKinley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leal-McKinley to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Leal-McKinley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. MCKinley is knowledgeable and compassionate . We have been to many doctors in the area that have been unsatisfactory and have now found someone we can trust with our families care.
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Dr.McKinley has an excellent bedside manner, is compassionate, intelligent and well educated on disease processes and current treatments. I've seen her 3 times now. I would highly recommend her to family and friends.
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Dr. Leal-McKinley is very easy to talk to and is thorough in her exam. She took the time pull pull up pictures to help explain my condition and She also personally called a specialist to get me seen asap when needed. I found her bedside manner to be calm, kind, and compassionate. Our family will...more
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Terrible doctor. Makes desicions based on her views about medications. Doesn't understand geriatric needs and has no business trying to change psychiatric Meds on a patient she's only seen once. Clearly doesn't understand need for sleep in psych disorders or chronic pain in the elderly.
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My first visit with Dr. McKinley was impressive. She was thorough and helpful. I would recommend her to others.
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