Internal Medicine

 

Andres Leon-Sanchez, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Medical School:

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru
  Residency: Texas Tech University
  Fellowship: Hospital Medicine, UCSF Fresno, CA
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
  Awards and Recognition
  1. Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians – First Place Poster Presentation
  2. El Paso Diabetes Association – Certificate of Appreciation, Invited Speaker
  3. Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians – third Place Poster Presentation

 

  Publications:
(case studies)
  1. Leon A, Cuetter A, Ferrer G. Cervical Spine Manipulation: An Alternative Medical Procedure with Potentially Fatal Complications. Southern Medical Journal  2007:100;201-3
  Abstracts
  1. Leon A, Wu W, Connery SM, Casner P. Complications of Interrupted Warfarin in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves. 36th Annual Meeting American College of Clinical Pharmacology. September 2007 at San Francisco, CA
  2. Eraso LH, Hernandez GT, Leon A. In Vivo Effect of Inflammatory Cytokines on Cystatin C Among Subjects at Risk for Advanced Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Annual Conference. April 2007 at Chicago, IL

 

  Posters and
Presentations:
  1. Hassan H, Leon A, Cobiella J, Meza A. An atypical presentation of partial seizure in an HIV patient. Poster presentation at the Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians (SWAHAP) 27th Annual Meeting on November, 2006 in El Paso, Tx.
  2. Leon A, Cuetter A, Ferrer G. Spinal Manipulation: An alternative medical procedure with a risk of fatal complications. Poster presentation at the Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physician (SWAHAP) 26th Annual Meeting on November, 2005 in El Paso, TX.
  3. Ferrer G, Leon A, Tyroch R. E. coli Induced Purpura Fulminans: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Poster presentation at the Southern Society of General internal Medicine (SGIM) Regional Meeting on February, 2005 in New Orleans, LA.
  4. Leon A, Guillen-Astete C, Luque-Alarcon M, Yepez-Adrianzen R, Castro-La Rosa H. Risk Factors Associated to the Patency of A-V Fistulae in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients. Oral presentation in the XII National Annual Meeting and XXIV International Course of Internal Medicine/Peruvian Society of Internal Medicine on November, 2002 in Lima – Peru.
  5. Lisigurski M, Varela-Pinedo L, Leon A, Matos-Villena G, Delgado-Chuecas D. Association between Hypertension and corporal mass index in elderly people. Oral presentation in the XII National Annual Meeting and XXIV International Course of Internal Medicine/Peruvian Society of Internal Medicine on November, 2002 in Lima – Peru.
  Research:
  1. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima – Peru Principal investigator “Risk Factors Associated to the patency of Arterio-Venous Fistulas in Patients in Chronic Hemodialysis”.
  2. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of medicine. Co-investigator (Casner P, PI) “Complications of Interrupted Warfarin therapy in patients with Mechanical Heart Valves”
  3. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Seed Grant. Co-investigator (Eraso LH, PI) “The Association between the Metabolic Syndrome and L-6(C-174G) Gene Polymorphism among Mexican American with Chronic Kidney Disease”