Andrew T. Leitner, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiologist

Andrew T. Leitner, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Anesthesiology
Other Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
Andrew Leitner, M.D., earned his undergraduate degree magna cum laude in biology from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. He went on to receive his medical doctorate from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed his residency in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also pursued a fellowship in interventional pain management.
Board-certified in both anesthesiology and pain management, Dr. Leitner is fluent in Spanish, Hebrew and Hungarian. He is an active member in numerous professional associations including the American Society of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia, the California Society of Anesthesiologists and the North American Neuromodulation Society. He has also written several articles and abstracts.
In private practice, Dr. Leitner tailored individual treatment plans to a wide variety of patients. He recognizes pain as an intensely personal and debilitating experience; his treatments are aimed at improving quality of life and increasing function and productivity. He is working with Christine Chang, M.D., in the area of interventional pain, in collaboration with our Anesthesiology and Supportive Care Medicine departments.
  • 2015 - Present, Assistant Clinical Professor and Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • April 2014 - Present, Pain Management Specialist, Torrance, CA
  • July 2013 - Present, Clinical Laboratory Anesthesiologist, Masimo Corporation, Irvine, CA
  • July 2013 - March 2014, Pain Management Specialist, Brain and Spine Institute of California
  • July 2013 - March 2014, Pain Management Consultant, Chapman Medical Center, Orange, CA


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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  • 2004-2008 - Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, M.D.
  • 1999-2003 - Tufts University, Medford, M.A., B.A. Biology


  • 2012–2013, Fellowship - Pain Management, UCLA Department of Anesthesiology


  • 2008–2012, Residency - UCLA Department of Anesthesiology
  • Medical Board of California, License Number A112734
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Certified, ABA ID 3587-1806
  • 2014 - Stryker, Certificate of Completion, Vertebral Augmentation Course
  • 2012 - St Jude Medical, Foundations for Fellows in Neuromodulation
  • 2012 - Neurotherm, Certificate of Completion of Percutaneous Vertebro/Kyphoplasty Training
  • 2012 - Buprenorphine Treatment Waiver, HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Collaboration with China in the field of organ transplantation. Leitner A, Kodner IJ, Munson R, Cronin DC. Surgery. 2008 Nov; 144(5):725-8.

A novel and rapid in vivo system for testing therapeutics on human leukemias. Taizi M, Deutsch VR, Leitner A, Ohana A, Goldstein RS. Experimental Hematology. 2006 Dec; 34(12):1698-708.

  • American Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • California Society of Anesthesiologists
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
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