Dr. Deepika Lekawa, MD

Dr. Deepika Lekawa, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Deepika Lekawa, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Tustin, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

1451 Irvine Blvd

Tustin, CA 92780

Contact Information

(714) 838-8878

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lekawa's Experience

Dr. Lekawa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Lekawa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lekawa "As a medical student, I was not interested in subspecializing in a particular field of medicine. Instead I wanted to become an internal medicine physician because I enjoy getting to know and treat all aspects of my patients, both physiological and psychological. I love the art and science of medicine. When I'm not practicing medicine, however, I enjoy traveling the world with my family. I have visited most of the world, but as a Sri Lanka native, I prefer traveling to Asia. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lekawa ""I like putting the whole picture together and treating the whole patient. I enjoy getting to know each patient, and I treat them like members of my family. I reward them just as I do my kids and discipline them as I would my own brothers.""

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cedar-Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lekawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lekawa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lekawa to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lekawa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She is a very sweet and caring woman. She listens very well and I actually enjoy going to the doctor now.
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Dr. Lekawa is always pleasant, professional and thorough whenever I need to see a physician. I would recommend her wholeheartedly to anyone in need if a skilled medical professional.
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