FacultyPhotoLeonAssociate Professor

Areas of Interest
Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Transplant

Dr. Leon is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. He is also the UAB School of Medicine Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education.  Dr. Leon began his medical training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he earned his MD. Following this training, Dr. Leon completed his internship, residency, and pulmonary & critical care fellowship at UAB, where he was chief fellow. Dr. Leon soon became a division faculty member, beginning work as an instructor in 2002. Dr. Leon is currently involved in research for cystic fibrosis therapeutic and development centers.

Education & Training

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Internship
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Contact Information

Email
kleon@uabmc.edu

Location
LHRB 410

Office Phone
(205) 934-7679

Fax
(205) 996-4699

Beeper
6112

Assistant
Jessie Daniels                            
jessielong@uabmc.edu           
(205) 934-7679

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