Professional Biographies

Leslie Ward, MD, Lead Physician

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics

Years With Optum: 16

Average Star Rating:

(147 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:

    BA Psychology, Pitzer College, California

    Premed Studies, University of California

  • Medical School:

    MD, Ross University School of Medicine, West Indies

  • Residency:

    University of New Mexico Health Science Center


Board Certified in Pediatrics


American Academy of Pediatrics

American Medical Student Association

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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The doctor's care was good but the nurse's care was very low.


She explained everything very well and asked if I had any questions even gave me paperwork on COVID-19


*Dr. Ward was excellent, as always!


*Leslie Ward is awesome!


The doctor didn't help my daughter at all. We made the appointment for my daughter to continue on medication and she said that the medication can't help her. She wasn't able to prescribe her medication. My daughter is trying to battle depression and the doctor made her feel worst. She has no experience to help someone that's struggling with depression and anxiety.


I won't be recommending this office to anyone and have contacted our HMO for potential new providers - not because of care from the provider but basic lack of managerial oversight of operations. If management cannot run basic intake processes and inability to have the foresight to mitigate risks to customer service, then what expectations do I have for the rest?


I recommend Dr. Ward any time the opportunity arises.


Dr. ward is the best! love her


Dr. Ward has been my children's Pediatrician for 10+ years.


Dr. Ward is the best ever in Peds. We love you Dr. Ward.





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