Dr. Neal Leleiko MD
Gastroenterologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Gastroenterology593 Eddy St Lower Level Providence RI, 02903
Dr. Neal Leleiko is a pediatric gastroenterologist practicing in Providence, RI. Dr. Leleiko specializes in digestive system, liver or nutritional problems in children from the newborn period to their teens. Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, chronic constipation or obesity can all be treated by a pediatric gastroenterologist.
Education and Training
New York Medical College 1971
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Gastroenterology
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD- 1976
- The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Boston Children's Hospital, Fellow:Gastroenterology 1976
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fellow:Nutrition 1976
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