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Heather Leisy, MD, MBA, MPH

Heather Leisy, MD, MBA, MPH

Board Certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Degrees and Certifications
Residency, General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Stony Brook University, New York Master of Public Health, Health Analytics Concentration, Stony Brook University, New York Physician Executive Master of Business Administration, University of Tennessee-Haslam Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry Minor, honors and distinction, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

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HopeHealth Medical Plaza
360 North Irby St., Florence, SC 29501
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Phone: 843-432-2940

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About Heather Leisy

Dr. Heather Leisy joined HopeHealth in June 2019 as director of preventive medicine.

She provides preventive medical care at the HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence and researches and implements methods to improve patient outcomes.

Dr. Leisy received her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston). Most recently, she completed her residency in general preventive medicine and public health at Stony Brook University in New York.


Professional Associations

  • Florence County Medical Society Alliance
  • American College of Preventive Medicine
  • American Medial Women’s Association


  • Certificate of Excellence, Patient Experience 101, Stony Brook Hospital, 2017
  • Eleanor T. Christiansen Altruism Award, AMWA Resident Division, 2014

Publications & Presentations

  • Leisy H & Coritsidis A. Use of Protective Eyewear During Recreational Activities in Adults of the United States: Analysis from the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, Ophthalmic Epidemiology,26:3, 216-222.
  • Jadotte Y, Leisy H, Noel K, Lane D. The Emerging Identity of the Preventive Medicine Specialty: A Model for the Population Health Transition. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2019. 56:4, 614 – 621.
  • Leisy H, Ahmad M, Guevara G, Smith RT. Engaging patients through an iBooks-based patient portal tutorial. BMJ Innovations, 2017. 3:3, 152-156.
  • Leisy H, Hoyle J.  (August 2020) “Integrating Specialty Preventive Care with Primary Care.”  Excellence in Primary Care.  South Carolina Primary Health Care Association. Webinar.

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