David Leslie, M.D. Attending Physician
Dr. David Scott Leslie received his Doctor of Medicine in 1993 from the University of North Carolina. After medical school, Dr. Leslie completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston. His postdoctoral training includes a clinical fellowship in allergy, immunology, and rheumatology at Children’s Hospital, Boston, as well as a research fellowship in rheumatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. From 2000-2010, Dr. Leslie served as both an instructor in Pediatrics and a staff physician in medicine, specializing in pediatric rheumatology at Children’s Hospital, Boston. Additionally, he served as the Clinical Director for the Mayo Family Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center at Children’s Hospital, Boston at Waltham from 2008-2010.
Awards and honors received by Dr. Leslie include: the Lupus Foundation of American Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship; Holderness Medical Research Fellowship; Loyalty Fund Scholarship Recipient, UNC School of Medicine; John B. Graham Student Research Society; American Academy of Pediatrics Residency Scholarship Recipient; American College of Rheumatology Fellow Award; and the Lupus Foundation of America Memorial Student Summer Fellowship (Mentor). He has also served on several committees in the past including the Children’s Hospital, Boston Institutional Review Board (IRB) and been the mentor for senior research theses for students from Harvard, Assumption and Framingham State College.
Dr. Leslie is the author of multiple basic science and clinical research papers as well as a recently authored book chapter, “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,” published in Rudolph’s Pediatrics, 22nd Edition. His research and clinical interests include non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain and chronic neuropathic pain disorders in children.