Pediatrician Leslie Pelinka, MD, has been part of PeaceHealth Medical Group Pediatrics since 2007. After completing her pediatrics residency at UCSF, Dr. Pelinka spent three years practicing pediatrics in San Francisco. There she worked in a range of areas from primary care to neonatal intensive care and critical care transport. She volunteered as a missionary in Ecuador where she became fluent in Spanish. In medical school, she created a Spanish course for medical students and volunteered as a provider of health care to the homeless.
She has a deep commitment to provide a quality medical home for all patients that find themselves in her care. On her own time she enjoys reading, cooking, music, outdoor activities and spending time with her family, including her own four children.