A native Oregonian, Dr. Linda J. Leffel earned her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University, and then completed her general surgery residency in 1991 and her plastic surgery training in 1993. She is the only plastic doctor in Central Oregon who completed a full general surgery residency, including a chief resident year, and successfully completed and earned Board Certification by The American Board of Surgery.

bookNew, and very popular, is the book she is contributing author, A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: Be Your Best. This book was published in 2007, is very current, and a great resource. It is a must have for every cosmetic patient, or interested family member. Be sure and enjoy the book in our office, during your consultation. She is a contributing expert author in a book written by nationally prominent Plastic Surgeons for people considering cosmetic surgery, called A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: Be Your Best (2007).

Dr. Leffel’s professional memberships and activities include:

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Central Oregon IPA
  • Central Oregon Medical Society
  • The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF)
  • Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF)

Current Committee Member of:

  • Patient Safety (ASPS)
  • Product Evaluation (ASPS)
  • Women’s Forum (ASPS)
  • Women’s Leadership Initiative for the last 3 years (ASPS)
  • Women’s Learning Collaborative (ASPS)
  • Ethics (ASAPS)
  • Women’s Health (ASAPS)

Hospital Privileges:

  • Saint Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR
  • Bend Surgery Center, Bend, OR
  • St. Charles Medical Center, Redmond, OR