Expert Advice and Care

HDH’s pulmonary medicine services provide expert advice and care for patients with a wide range of lung disorders by offering advanced procedures for diagnosis and treatment while treating all phases of a patient’s life affected by illness.

Our mission is to provide a humanistic approach to the care of our patients with lung complications. We strive to achieve this by improving the applications of the latest technologies, treatments, and procedures; increasing patient and caregiver knowledge through education and research; and addressing the impact of disease on a patient’s life.

Specialties include:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Lung cancer evaluation
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis and other chronic diffuse interstitial lung diseases
  • Pulmonary embolic disease
  • Adult cystic fibrosis
  • Occupational lung diseases
  • Pleural diseases
  • Tuberculosis and other chronic pulmonary infections

Healdsburg District Hospital
Specialty Clinic

1312 Prentice Drive
Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone: (707) 431-6314
Fax: (707) 431-6319


Gary M. LeKander, M.D., F.C.C.P.

Dr. Gary M. LeKander is proud to be working with Healdsburg District Hospital, specializing in all aspects of pulmonary disease in adults.

Background: Dr. LeKander has practiced pulmonary and critical care medicine in Santa Rosa from 2000-2007 and acted as the Asthma Champion and Pulmonary Director of an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program in Santa Rosa.

In 2008, Dr. LeKander joined HDH as Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit and the Kozel Stroke Institute.  His accomplishments with HDH include opening the Patricia and Raymond Chambers ICU in early 2008 and providing continuous support to our Northern California Wound Care Program.

Medical School: Dr. LeKander 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, TX, and completed his Internal Medicine residency as Chief Resident at Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. LeKander also completed his Pulmonary Medicine fellowship at Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, as well as a Critical Care Medicine fellowship at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Accepting New Patients: Dr. LeKander is currently accepting new patients. Please call (707) 431-6314 to schedule an appointment.