Tracy S. Leong, MD, FAAD
Dr. Tracy Leong is a board-certified dermatologist and southern California native. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College, located in the beautiful Napa Valley, where she graduated with honors and was elected into the Sigma Beta Delta honor society. Following graduation, Dr. Leong spent one year living in China and traveling throughout Southeast Asia, which piqued her interest and appreciation of eastern cultures and medical practices. She then returned to California and began medical school at Loma Linda University, where she was active in a number of community outreach programs and went on international mission trips to Honduras and India. After obtaining her medical degree, Dr. Leong finished an Internal Medicine internship at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, before returning to Loma Linda to complete her dermatology residency where served as chief resident during her final year of training.
During her career, Dr. Leong has served as a sub-investigator and primary investigator for multiple studies within the realm of cosmetic dermatology, as well as co-authored multiple medical journal articles and book chapters. She also serves as a speaker and trainer for Allergan, teaching other physicians and medical practitioners injection techniques for injecting neurotoxin and fillers.
Dr. Leong’s areas of special interest within the field of dermatology include skin cancer detection and prevention, issues pertaining to ethnic skin, and the use of cosmeceuticals and noninvasive cosmetic procedures such as neurotoxins, injectable fillers and laser treatments to achieve and maintain a youthful and vibrant aesthetic in her patients. She is an advocate of living a balanced, healthy lifestyle and is a strong believer that whole person wellness can and should involve the health of one’s skin. She strives to customize treatment plans combining more holistic methodologies with sound, evidence-based medical practices to help her patients attain optimal skin health.
- American Board of Dermatology
- American Academy of Dermatology
- American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
- American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
- San Diego Dermatological Society
- San Diego Medical Society
- Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society
She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, yoga, and interior decorating.