Dr. Leslie M Garson MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Leslie Garson is an anesthesiologist in Orange, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and UC Irvine Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Garson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and one of 28 at UC Irvine Medical Center who specialize in Anesthesiology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: General Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests: Ambulatory Surgical Procedures, Critical Care, Integrative Medicine, Pharmacogenetics

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1983–1985

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982–1983

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine
Certified 4 years in Integrative/Holistic Medicine

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 27 years in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 10 years in Anesthesiology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

NM State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Implementation of a total joint replacement-focused perioperative surgical home: a management case report.
Garson, L.,Schwarzkopf, R.,Vakharia, S.,Alexander, B.,Stead, S.,Cannesson, M.,Kain, Z.

The perioperative surgical home as a future perioperative practice model.
Kain, Z. N.,Vakharia, S.,Garson, L.,Engwall, S.,Schwarzkopf, R.,Gupta, R.,Cannesson, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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