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Leonardo Espinel, MD

Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

Leonardo Espinel, MD

Languages: English, Spanish

Why did you choose your specialty area?

I want/love to help people. I also want to be able to provide my patients with the most updated and clinically relevant surgical technology. Robotic laparoscopic surgery allows me to help/treat my patients in a minimally invasive manner, resulting in quicker recovery back to enjoying daily life.

How do you spend your spare time?

Going biking/hiking with my wife and daughters. Visiting wineries and learning more about the different types of wine. Listening to music (Pearl Jam!) and practicing my guitar playing so that I can sufficiently improve to have my daughters stay in the same room until I finish the song!

#1 health tip that you can offer:

Sometimes, acute threatening surgical conditions can present in a non-acute/indolent manner. Don’t ignore your symptoms, especially if they are persistent or worsening. Seek medical attention promptly. The sooner a condition is diagnosed and treated, the sooner you will recover in an uncomplicated manner.


Augusta Health Surgery

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(833) AHC-HLTH

Phone: (540) 245-7705

Fax: (540) 245-7710

70 Medical Center Cir
Suite 213
Fishersville, VA 22939
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Undergraduate SchoolLoyola University - New Orleans, LA
Medical SchoolTulane Medical School - New Orleans, LA
ResidencyOchsner Medical Foundation - New Orleans, LA

Board Certifications

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Insurance Accepted

While every attempt is made to ensure this information is up to date, please check with this office for current insurance plan participation.

  • Aetna
  • America‚Äôs Choice Provider Network
  • Anabaptist Healthshare
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare (Medicare/Medicaid)
  • Sentara Optima
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • VA Choice
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier