Expert gynecologist and obstetrician Luis Leyva Jr., MD, specializes in safe and effective surgical care at OB/GYN Associates of Miami, serving women throughout the Miami, Florida area.
Dr. Leyva Jr. completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Miami, earning his Bachelor of Science in Biology. He also obtained a degree in basic medical sciences from Universidad CIFAS in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He stayed in the Dominican Republic to earn his Doctor of Medicine from the Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago in Santo Domingo.
Dr. Leyva Jr. returned to the United States and completed a clinical externship at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. He did his OB/GYN residency at several hospitals, including St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Ohio, and West Virginia University in Morgantown where he served as chief resident.
Dr. Leyva Jr. has special interests in minimally invasive surgery techniques, including laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, and robotic surgery, and he is certified in da Vinci® robotic surgery. Dr. Leyva Jr. specializes in menopause treatment, prenatal care, and gynecology and preventive care. He holds hospital privileges at Baptist Hospital of Miami and the Medical Arts Surgery Center at South Miami.
During the course of his career, Dr. Leyva Jr. has earned the trust and respect of his patients and colleagues. In 2012, he received the title of America’s Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist by Consumers’ Research Council of America and made Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors list in 2015.
When he isn’t meeting with patients or augmenting his professional skills, Dr. Leyva Jr. enjoys golf, yoga, and snorkeling, and holds a black belt in Aikido. Dr. Leyva Jr. also speaks English and Spanish fluently.