Daniel B. Leslie, MD

Daniel B. Leslie, MD

Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon
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Health Networks

  • Fairview
  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal wall hernia
  • Bariatric surgery-sleeve, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Duodenal switch
  • Esophageal and stomach endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Keyhole surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal and Spleen Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Robot-Assisted Duodenal Switch
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • LapBand Surgery
  • Pediatric Obesity Surgery
  • Surgery-gall bladder, adrenal, spleen

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Elected representative, Graduate Medical Education Committee - University of Minnesota


  • System-wide Director of Bariatric Surgery, M Health (2015-present)
  • System-wide Director of Bariatric Surgery, Fairview (2015-present)
  • Weight Management Medical Director, CentraCare (2015-present)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Representative, Graduate Medical Education Committee, University of Minnesota (1999-2000)

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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