Employer: Lovelace Medical Group
Position: General Surgeon
Summary: Leyba is a new hire. His previous position was the chief of surgery at Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas, N.M. He was also the lead wound care physician at Alta Vista. He is board-eligible for general surgery and is affiliated with the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine, where he now mentors current medical students. He graduated magna cum laude from New Mexico Highlands University with a degree in biology and chemistry. He completed his surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital Level 1 Trauma Center in Phoenix. He is also fluent in English and Spanish.
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