Dr. Jonathan A Leighton MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jonathan Leighton is a gastroenterologist in Scottsdale, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Arizona College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 74 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 27 at Mayo Clinic Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Mayo Clinic Hospital
Ranked #20 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981–1984

Maricopa Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1987–1988

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988–1991

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACG), American College of Gastroenterology

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Tyro3, Axl, and Mertk Receptor Signaling in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colitis-associated Cancer.
Rothlin, C. V.,Leighton, J. A.,Ghosh, S.

Evaluation and management of small-bowel tumors in the era of deep enteroscopy.
Islam, R. S.,Leighton, J. A.,Pasha, S. F.

Downregulation of Hematopoietic MUC1 during Experimental Colitis Increases Tumor-Promoting Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells.
Poh, T. W.,Madsen, C. S.,Gorman, J. E.,Marler, R. J.,Leighton, J. A.,Cohen, P. A.,Gendler, S. J.

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