Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD


Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, at the University of California San Francisco Fresno, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

Dr. O’Banion received her undergraduate degree in Biologic Sciences from Louisiana State University and her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  She completed her general surgery residency at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, Fresno, California.  Subsequently, she completed her Vascular Fellowship at UCSF Fresno. Dr. O’Banion is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. O’Banion has been a faculty member in the Department of Surgery since 2017.  Her clinical and didactic teaching involves educating, lecturing, mentoring and supervising medical students and residents that rotate on the vascular surgery service.  Students include a wide variety of educational levels, including medical students and general surgery residents.  She also provides hands-on instructions to residents at UCSF Fresno’s Surgical Skills Lab.  Dr. O’Banion’s focus includes vascular surgery, vascular trauma, and limb salvage.

Dr. O’Banion served five years on the Graduate Medical Education Committee during her time as a student at UCSF Fresno.  She is a member of  the Society of Vascular Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. She has attended numerous symposiums and regional presentations.