Dr Leigh Ann O’Banion, is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, at the University of California San Francisco Fresno, California, US.
Dr O’Banion has been a faculty member in the Department of Surgery since 2017. Dr O’Banion’s clinical and didactic teaching involves educating, lecturing, mentoring, and supervising medical students and residents that rotate on the vascular surgery service. Trainees represent a wide range of educational levels, including medical students, general surgery residents, as well as critical care and interventional cardiology fellows. She currently serves on the Vascular Surgery Interest Group (VSIG) committee of the WVS, the SVS Volunteers in Service to All (VISTA) committee, the VESS Vascular Research Consortium Committee, as well as the AVF Digital Media Committee, and is committed to the education and promotion of vascular surgery.
Her clinical research focuses on advanced venous disease, vascular trauma, and outcomes based research on vascular amputees. She has presented her research at the local/regional and nation level and published in multiple surgical journals. Her work on traumatic popliteal injuries was awarded the 2020 Western Vascular Society Founder’s Research Award. She was awarded the 2021 UCSF Fresno Faculty Research Award.