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David B. Leeser

David B. Leeser M.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Surgery
Location: UMMC N4E40
Phone: 410-328-6016

Personal History:

Dr. David Leeser is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Transplant Surgery at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine, specializing in kidney transplantation, minimally invasive hemodialysis access surgery, pancreas transplantation and single port donor nephrectomy. He is affiliated with several top-rated hospitals in the region, including the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center.

Dr. Leeser received his Medical Degree from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in General Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a residency in General Surgery at Temple University Hospital, and a fellowship in Transplant Surgery at University of Maryland Medical System.

Dr. Leeser is a surgeon that caters to the needs of patients with End Stage Renal Disease. He performs all dialysis access procedures, renal transplantation and pancreas transplantation. He also specializes in parathyroid disease associated with renal failure. As Chief of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation at the University of Maryland, Dr. Leeser strives to give all transplant candidates the most opportunities to receive a kidney transplant.

Dr. Leeser's clinical study interests are also focused on kidney disease and transplantation. He currently heads several industry-sponsored clinical trials to investigate chronic liver disease and to advance renal transplant safety and efficacy.