Dr. Leslie Yedor, DAOM, L.Ac. is an integrative medicine specialist and is trained in a scientific, evidence-based approach to both Western Allopathic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She holds a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a Licensed Acupuncturist.
Dr. Leslie earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied pre-medicine and classical archaeology. She graduated with honors and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society. Dr. Leslie then went on to complete six years of graduate medical education at Five Branches University in San Jose, California where she finished at the top of her class.
In 2015, Dr. Leslie began her Integrative Medicine residency training through Highland Hospital’s UCSF affiliated Western Medicine Residency program in Oakland, CA. While at Highland, she rotated throughout the Department of Medicine with a primary focus in Neurology. Her integrative residency training also included rotations in Integrative Orthopedic and Physical Medicine in Santa Cruz, CA and in Primary Care and Urgent Care at the Yosemite National Park Medical Clinic. Dr. Leslie also traveled to Hangzhou, China to complete a Traditional Chinese Medicine residency program through the Zhejiang University School of Medicine.
Her desire to help her patients find quality of life and optimal health at every age led her to pursue training in the cutting edge field of Functional Medicine. Dr. Leslie is currently attending ongoing training through the Institute for Functional Medicine and the Kresser Institute for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine. In addition, Dr. Leslie has a passion for research and has presented on a variety of topics, which began early in her academic career and continues presently.
Personally, Dr. Leslie is an avid outdoorswoman with a particular love for skiing, rock climbing, and yoga. She has a passion for cooking nutrient dense food and loves to share both meals and outdoor adventures with her friends and family.