Dr. Samuel Leon, MD

Dr. Samuel Leon, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(9)
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Dr. Samuel Leon, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in St Louis Park, MN. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

6500 Excelsior Blvd

St Louis Park, MN 55426

Contact Information

(952) 993-3123

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Ulcer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ulcerative Colitis
high
more than 89% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Tuberculosis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leon to family and friends
3.2
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Leon's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Minnetonka, MN |
I have known Dr. Leon for 16 years, and in that time he has performed three critical GI tests for me. As a founding physician of MN Gastroenterology, he has wonderful credentials and communication skills, and works with an equally gifted nursing staff (although I have only met with him at his...more
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in Duluth, MN |
My sister has dementia and is not able to speak for herself appropriately; I am her legal Health Care Agent. She swallowed an object that is lodged in her small intestine. Dr. Leon did a colonoscopy which the hope was he would find & remove the object, causing potential serious consequences. He...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Leon accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Leon has admitting privileges

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave S
Edina, MN 55435
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