Dr. Leyse grew up in the Midwest and attended Loyola University Chicago for college and medical school. She did a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts, becoming board certified in both specialties. Then she attended Dartmouth Hitchcock for Infectious Disease fellowship. While there, she obtained her Masters in Public Health as well as doing a residency in Preventive Medicine.
Throughout her training, Dr. Leyse has traveled internationally to provide medical care including to the Philippines, Guatemala, Haiti, Sub-Saharan Africa, and West Africa during the Ebola outbreak.
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Leyse believes education and shared-decision making are important to any patient-provider relationship. She appreciates one-on-one patient care interactions as well as the broader population health implications of diseases and treatments.