Board Certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Residency: Banner Health Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix;
Critical Care Medicine at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Dr. Gary M. LeKander is proud to be working with Healdsburg District Hospital specializing in all aspects of pulmonary disease in adults. He is a board certified physician in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine and an elected Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed his Internal Medicine residency as Chief Resident at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. LeKander also completed his Pulmonary Medicine fellowship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix as well as a Critical Care Medicine fellowship at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
Dr. LeKander has practiced pulmonary and critical care medicine and acted as the Asthma Champion and Pulmonary Director of an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program in Santa Rosa. He currently is the Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit and Respiratory Therapy Department at Healdsburg District Hospital. Dr. LeKander’s other accomplishments with Healdsburg District Hospital include opening the Patricia and Raymond Chambers ICU and providing continuous support to HDH’s Northern California Wound Care Program.
Selected from nearly 3000 peer-nominated colleagues, Dr. LeKander was chosen as one of twelve pulmonary physicians in the “Top Doctors of 2015 in the Greater Bay Area” in the January 2015 issue of San Francisco magazine.
He has lived in the local area for the past fifteen years with his wife and their four children. When not working, he enjoys coordinating their schedules and getting all of his children to their various schools and activities around town.