An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Andrew T. Leitner, M.D.

Clinical Expertise
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Management
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Division of Interventional Pain Management
Other Languages Spoken
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Spanish

Clinical Teams

  • Anesthesiology
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.


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

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.

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