Jacob Leonard, MD, Surgeon
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Jacob Leonard, MD


1097 Northwest Blvd Franklin LA, 70538


Dr. Jacob Leonard is a general surgeon practicing in Franklin, LA. Dr. Leonard specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Leonard provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.

Education and Training

University of Louisiana Bachelor Degree 0

Louisiana State University School of Medicine medical degree 0

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Areas of expertise and specialization

hernia repairs, and gallbladder removals

Jacob Leonard, MD's Practice location

Franklin Foundation Hospital

1097 Northwest Blvd -
Franklin, LA 70538
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Get to know General Surgeon Dr. Jacob Leonard, who serves patients in Franklin, Louisiana.

Dr. Leonard is a general surgeon who can be found on staff at Franklin Foundation Hospital in Franklin, Louisiana. He enjoys scopes, hernia repairs, and gallbladder removals. 

Franklin Foundation Hospital is a 22-bed hospital that provides a range of healthcare services to meet the needs of patients and their families. Its medical specialties consist of family and general practitioners, pediatricians, internists, obstetrics/gynecologists, orthopedics, general surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, pathologists, and emergency medicine physicians.

The mission of the hospital is “to promote and provide quality healthcare services which meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our patients and other customers in an environment of dignity and respect.”

A lifelong Louisiana resident from Sarepta, Dr. Leonard completed his undergraduate work at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry in 2012 with many academic honors. He attended medical school at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans from 2013-2017, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society, recognizing his high educational achievement and commitment to serving others.

Thereafter, he continued his training at LSU with his residency in general surgery from 2017-2022. While completing his residency, Dr. Leonard developed an interest in the ‘bread-and-butter’ type of general surgery practice. 

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. A general surgeon performs a wide range of abdominal surgeries for many forms of intestinal and abdominal wall neoplasms, gallbladder disease, and gastric and pancreatic disease. They follow the patient through critical care and surgical recovery all the way to outpatient care. 

Enjoying his roots, Dr. Leonard knows the Louisiana area very well and has a knack for outdoor activities. https://pressrelease.healthcare/jacob-leonard-md-a-general-surgeon-with-franklin-foundation-hospital.html

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