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Interventional Radiologist Laura Leonards, M.D., Joins North Oaks Imaging Associates

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

Interventional Radiologist Laura Leonards, M.D., has joined North Oaks Imaging Associates.

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Leonards comes to North Oaks after completing a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology through MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

She earned her medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where she also completed an internship in Internal Medicine. She then went on to complete a residency in Diagnostic Radiology through the University of California at Los Angeles, where she served as chief resident.

Professionally, she belongs to the Radiological Society of America and the Society of Interventional Radiology.

Interventional radiologists use minimally invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system. In addition to aiding in diagnosis, these specialists can identify and correct vascular diseases. They also can deliver cancer treatments directly to tumors.

North Oaks Imaging Associates is a radiology group based at North Oaks Medical Center, which is a Level II Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center located at 15790 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive.

Other providers belonging to North Oaks Imaging Associates include: Drs. Douglas M. Casey, Sean M. Gipson, Edward R. Hernandez, Zachary J. Liner, John P. Miller, Robert E. Smith and Brett R. Travis; and Physician Assistant Julie Edmiston.