F Stuart Leeds, MD

Family Medicine
Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Wright State Physicians Bldg, Family Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Frederic Stuart (Skip) Leeds, M.S., M.D., completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, majoring in chemistry, with a minor in Judaic studies. He is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, where he obtained both the M.D. degree and an M.S. in pharmacology. In 1998, he completed a family medicine residency at the Medical College of Virginia/Chippenham program in Richmond. With an interest in rural practice, he spent the next seven years in a hospital-owned group practice in Mt. Orab, Ohio. In 2006, he took a position with the Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio, during which time he was appointed as adjunct faculty at the University of Cincinnati, with part-time teaching duties at the UC/Wilmington Family Medicine Residency Program. Two years later, he joined the full-time core faculty as assistant professor of family medicine and director of medical student education. He joined the Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty in 2014. His professional duties and interests include predoctoral education, differential diagnosis, chronic pain management and medical cannabis. His personal interests include music composition and performance, martial arts and philosophy. His wife, Barbara, is a fine pianist and piano teacher, and he has two grown daughters.

Clinical Expertise:

General Family Medicine

Differential Diagnosis
Chronic Pain Management
Medication-Assisted Therapy for Substance Use Disorders
Medical Cannabis

Education History

B.S., University of Cincinnati (Chemistry, summa cum laude)
M.D.: Case Western Reserve University
M.S.: Case Western Reserve University, (Pharmacology)
Residency: Chippenham Hospital/Medical College of Virginia (Family Medicine)

Research Statement

My research areas include:

- Medical Education

- Differential Diagnosis

- Opioid Use Disorder

- Medical Marijuana - Health Care Policy and Rational Prescribing

- Chronic Pain

- Fibromyalgia

Click here to see my active research projects

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

American Board of Family Medicine

Fellow, American Association of Family Practice

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine


Phi Beta Kappa, 1989

Alpha Omega Alpha, 1995

University of Cincinnati Outstanding Student Mentor, 2011

WSU Innovation in Medical Education, 2020


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