Michael P. Leslie DO
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Dr. Leslie received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 1993. Subsequently Dr. Leslie undertook research in molecular biology and biochemistry at the Hospital for Joint Diseases/New York University School of Medicine where he studied extracellular matrix components and their interactions in cartilage.
In 2004, Dr. Leslie received a degree in Osteopathic Medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY and he went on to complete his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in the Peninsula Hospital Consortium of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in 2009.
Dr. Leslie completed subspecialty training in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the University of California at Davis in Sacramento, CA in 2010. Dr. Leslie joined the full-time faculty of the Yale University School of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in the care and surgical treatment of multiply injured patients in conjunction with the multidisciplinary Trauma Team at Yale New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Leslie's clinical specialties include polytraumatized patients, pelvic and acetabular fracture repair and reconstruction, intraarticular fractures, malunions, nonunions, joint reconstruction and fracture problems. His research interests include the understanding and optimal treatment for unstable pelvic ring injuries and osteoinductive agents.
Education & Training
- College of the Holy Cross (1997)
- New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (2004)
- Peninsula Hospital Consortium of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery (2005 - 2008)
- Clinical Fellow Orthopaedic Traumatology
- University of California, Davis, Orthopaedic Surgery (2009 - 2010)
- Chief Resident
- Peninsula Hospital Consortium of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery (2008 - 2009)
- Osteopathic Rotating Internship
- Peninsula Hospital Center
- Board Certification
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Eligible
Honors & Recognition
- Fellow Research Award
University of California at Davis (2010)
- Robert G. Thorpe, D.O. Commencement Award
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (2004)
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1996)
- George M. Jaffin Bioengineering Research Fellowship
National Science Foundation (1996)