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Kim Edward LeBlanc, M.D., Ph.D., FAAFP, FACSM, is the Bernard and Marie Lahasky Professor and Head of the Department of Family Medicine at LSU School of Medicine – New Orleans. He is also Director of Rural Education for the School of Medicine, overseeing the Rural Scholars Track, and a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics.
Dr. LeBlanc, a 1978 graduate of LSU School of Medicine-Shreveport, trained in Family Medicine at W.O. Moss Regional Medical Center in Lake Charles, La., and obtained a Ph.D. in 1998 from LSU in Exercise Physiology. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. Dr. LeBlanc practiced Family Medicine and Primary-Care Sports Medicine in rural Breaux Bridge, La., for nearly twenty years prior to joining the LSU faculty full-time. He also served as Program Director of the LSU Family Medicine Residency Program at University Medical Center in Lafayette, La. Dr. LeBlanc is a fellow of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Sports Medicine. He has served on the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners since 2000. In addition, he serves on the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination Step 3 Committee, the Board of Directors of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education. He is a Past President of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians.
American Board of Family Medicine
Certification of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
- Medical School: LSU School of Medicine - Shreveport
- Fellowship: Family Medicine, W.O. Moss Regional Hospital, Lake Charles