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David Leland, DO

Dr. David Leland, Class of 2026

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Medical School: Touro University School of Osteopathic Medicine, California

Why did you choose Valley Children's Pediatric Residency Program?
I am from Northern California, so living in the Fresno area allows me to be close to friends, family, and the Sierra Nevadas while working with a patient population that is personally meaningful for me.

Hobbies: Skiing, guitar, frisbee golf

Advocacy and Research Interests and Accomplishments: As a med student, I worked with community outreach and addiction medicine in Salinas, CA, as well as a quality improvement project, looking at opioid prescribing practices in the pediatric patient population.

Care Philosophy: Pay attention, be honest, and try to help kids.