Dr. Jose Leon, MD

Dr. Jose Leon, MD

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Pediatrics | Male | 70 years old

Jose M. Leon, MD, FAAP, is a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr.Leon has been a resident of South Florida for the last 40 years and received his medical degree from the University of Salamanca School of Medicine in Spain. He completed his pediatric residency at Miami Children's Hospital and the University of Miami in 1976, where he was the recipeient of the Greater Miami Pediatric Society Outstanding Pediatric Resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital. After finishing his last years as a Chief Resident of Pediatric, he opened his practice at Margate, Florida in 1976 and became a co-founder of Northwest Broward Pediatrics in 1982. Dr.Leon has two kids Derek and Rebeca and two grandchildren Nicholas and Alexa.Read more

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Jose M. Leon, MD, FAAP, is a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr.Leon has been a resident of South Florida for the last 40 years and received his medical degree from the University of Salamanca School of Medicine in Spain. He completed his pediatric residency at Miami Children's Hospital and the University of Miami in 1976, where he was the recipeient of the Greater Miami Pediatric Society Outstanding Pediatric Resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital. After finishing his last years as a Chief Resident of Pediatric, he opened his practice at Margate, Florida in 1976 and became a co-founder of Northwest Broward Pediatrics in 1982. Dr.Leon has two kids Derek and Rebeca and two grandchildren Nicholas and Alexa.Read more

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Dr. Leon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leon to family and friends
4.8
based on 38 total surveys (12 with reviews)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Deerfield Beach, FL |
Dr. Leon truly takes the time to listen to his patients' needs and concerns. He is incredibly patient and social with his patients. This makes them feel comfortable when they are feeling their worst:(. I am so grateful for the care that my daughter received?.
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. Leon has a clean office, nice staff, and beautiful rooms, any doctor can have these things. What other doctors' can't have, is Dr. Leon's exceptional ability to be compassionate, caring, and geniune.
in Fort Lauderdale |
Great doctor, even greater person!
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. Leon is truly a great person. He is intelligent, kind, everything a person should be. The guy could of been a mechanic, and he would still be loved by all his clients.
Royal Palm |
Love! Love! Love!
in Parkland |
Dr. Leon is intelligent, and downright inspirational! I went there as a child, and now it is nice to see the rooms finally decorated properly!! My daughter's favorite room is the Princess room! The office is very clean, and old-fashioned care! I am glad he finds his happiness through his work! Never retire!!
in Boca Raton |
Dr. Leon has been the best doctor that I could ever ask for. I thank god for bringing him to my life during a time of sorrow. My son had a brain tumour, and Dr. Leon and his staff helped me with compassion, and understanding. Don't worry! Jason, My son, is doing great!!!!!!!!
in Pompano Beach, FL |
Love this office so much! Dr. Leon is amazing with my children. I had a sick 10 year old, and they accommodated me in to the schedule very easily! The room themes are very cool, my three year old loves the Dinosaur room! Hearing his stories about being raised in Cuba is inspiring. He knows what he is talking about, and I trust his judgement. He is very compassionate, and I would not take my children anywhere else.
in Lake Worth, FL |
A terrific doctor and person. Experienced and caring. We drive 1 hour to see him since we moved from Broward to Palm Beach.
in Coconut Creek, FL |
This office is like taking a trip to Disney World! I have been coming to this office and have seen all 4 doctors and by far Dr. Leon is the BEST. He is an Old fashion doctor that takes his time to listen and care. Dr. Leon is so intelligent and has never misdiagnosed my boys.
in Marietta, GA |
The absolute worst! Waited two hours with a sick child. Staff is awful. I had to call my own insurance company bc the girl couldn't figure out how to do it. They told us to come in at 1:45 and didn't see us until 3:45. Do not waste your time!!! Open light sockets, dirty office. Horrible. They should tell you that you will be "squeezed in" when you make a sick appt. what is even the point of making appt!!!
in Sunrise, FL |
Dr, Leon is a great doctor and very kind to the kids. He knows what he is talking about and explains everything you need to know. He was my pediatrian when I was a kid, and now I have him as my 4 month old daughters doctor. I made sure that my insurance took him as a doctor otherwise I would not go with the company. He is also the doctor for my 4 nephews and my niece. One of my sisters drive from Port Saint Lucie to take her son here for his doctors appointment
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Dr. Leon's Care Philosophy

Jose M. Leon, MD, FAAP, is a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr.Leon has been a resident of South Florida for the last 40 years and received his medical degree from the University of Salamanca School of Medicine in Spain. He completed his pediatric residency at Miami Children's Hospital and the University of Miami in 1976, where he was the recipeient of the Greater Miami Pediatric Society Outstanding Pediatric Resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital. After finishing his last years as a Chief Resident of Pediatric, he opened his practice at Margate, Florida in 1976 and became a co-founder of Northwest Broward Pediatrics in 1982. Dr.Leon has two kids Derek and Rebeca and two grandchildren Nicholas and Alexa.

Dr. Leon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatrics
  •  Board certified in Pediatrics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Skin Allergy

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad De Salamanca, Facultad De Medicina
  • Internship Hospital
    Miami Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Jackson Meml Hosp/u Miami

    Completed in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • Breastfeeding Counseling
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Tympanometry
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wound Care and Management