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Neal S. LeLeiko, MD, PhD

Expertise in: 
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Digestive Disorder
  • Digestive System Disorder
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease
  • Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Pediatric Nutritional Disorders

About Neal LeLeiko

With a rare combination of board certification in pediatric gastroenterology and a PhD in nutrition, Dr. Neal LeLeiko is an authority on the role of nutritional therapy as a component of treatment for children and adolescents with IBD and other digestive disorders. Dr. LeLeiko joined NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital as Director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program and as an Attending Physician. He joined the Columbia University faculty in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases as a Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. LeLeiko comes from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he was Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Before that he served as Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City for 23 years.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Research

Research Interests

  • Crohn's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis