Nicolae Leca M.D.

Nicolae Leca M.D.

Bio

Dr. Leca is a UW Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Leca is the Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Helping the kidney and pancreas transplant programs at UW Medical Center become the leading resource for patients and physicians seeking excellence in research, education, and diagnosis through a multidisciplinary treatment approach to transplantation. 

Dedicated to supporting patients throughout their entire transplant journey to ensure the best outcomes possible.

Research Interests

Dr. Leca has been involved in kidney research and published numerous articles with associated presentations and national conferences. He has conducted multiple clinical research studies.  Particular research interests include: outcome research, BK virus and kidney disease and HLA sensitization and antibody-mediated rejection after transplantation.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie (Carol Davila)Medical education1996
Mount Sinai BronxInternship
Mount Sinai BronxResidency
State University of New York at BuffaloFellowship
State University of New York at BuffaloFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1996

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Internal MedicineNephrology2004
Dr. Leca is a UW Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology.

Dr. Leca is the Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation at the University of Washington Medical Center. He currently chair’s the Renal Accreditation Committee of the American Society of Transplant Society and American Society of Nephrology and also serves on the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), Kidney Transplantation Committee.

He earned his medical degree in Bucharest, Romania, followed by a medicine residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Leca also completed two fellowships in nephrology and transplantation at the State University of New York in Buffalo. Research education includes a Certificate in clinical research methods from the School of Public Health at University of Washington.

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