Dr. Nilsa Leiva, MD

Dr. Nilsa Leiva, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Nilsa Leiva, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from University Of New South Wales, Faculty Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

3904 Cortez Rd W

Bradenton, FL 34210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Top Care Areas

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Malaise and Fatigue
very high
more than 99% of peers
Liver Function Test
very high
more than 97% of peers
Peptic Ulcer
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leiva "At Healthcare America Medical Group we provide the highest quality medical service for the Entire Family. We meet your health needs with a variety of primary care physicians and specialists in a 65,000 sq ft facility that includes the latest imaging and diagnostic equipment, clinical laboratory, physical therapy, and a pharmacy."

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

260  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • University Of New South Wales, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Lincoln Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Juan De Dios Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Latin American Congress of cardiology, 1994
  • Elected/Award among PGYII residents for a sponsored elective at St. VIncent Hospital, 1995
  • First place in research presented to the Congress of Internal Medicine of Guatemala, 1995
  • Second Place in research works presented to the Guatemalan Meeting of Cardiology, 1995
Media & Publications

Dr. Leiva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leiva's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Leiva

4.2

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
71.66666666666667%
(43)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(5)
3 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(2)
2 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(2)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(8)

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Very kind caring doctor. She listens to her patient's concerns and needs. Spends time with you and her staff are always friendly.
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Bradenton, FL – Aug 24, 2017
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Dr Nilsa Leiva is wonderful. She is caring and also efficient, I would not want to see anyone else. When I was in hospital with pneumonia her husband Dr Lloyd Leiva came to see how I was every day. This is a great family practice.
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Anthea Close in Bradenton, FL – Apr 04, 2017
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Dr. Nilsa Leiva has a wonderful "bedside" manner. She is an excellent listener and never makes me feel rushed during my appointment. She is both skillful and understanding, and has greatly improved treatment of two specific medical issues for me. I have been her patient since 2014. I would...Read More
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Celeste Helm in Bradenton, FL – Mar 06, 2017
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Dr. Levia found and treated a condition that had bee with me for some time. She is careing, always willing to tak time to listen and always there when you need her. Very skillful.
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Mary Rule in Bradenton, FL – Feb 04, 2017
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Dr, Lieva listens and discusses my concerns. I feel she has true concerns about my health. She answers my questions and discusses any problem I may have. She assures me about my state of health and encourages me to discuss my questions.
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Marion Wilson in Bradenton, FL – Jan 28, 2017
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