Leland Housman, MD

Dr. Leland Housman, MD
Dr. Leland Housman, MD


  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
4.8 316 Ratings
Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English


Leland Housman, MD, is a general and cardiothoracic surgeon, specializing in adult cardiac surgery, minimally invasive techniques, valve repair and replacement, varicose vein treatment and venous disorders. He is also experienced in endovenous laser treatment, injection-compression sclerotherapy and ambulatory phlebectomy.

Dr. Housman believes the best doctor-patient relationships are developed through open, honest communication. He also believes in finding the best possible treatment options for his patients, including minimally invasive treatments that typically limit or eliminate down time.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), 1976
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery, 1974

Medical Education

  • Baylor College of Medicine, MD, 1967


  • Houston Methodist Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1968


  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 1973


  • Oregon Health Sciences University, Cardiovascular Surgery, 1975
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