Dr. Valerie Leach was born in the Philippines and relocated to New York for family and training. A graduate of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila in 2007, Dr. Leach started training in Surgery prior to relocating to the United States, where she shifted her focus to Pediatrics. Valerie completed her pediatric residency program in New York City at the Richmond University Medical Center and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Upon completion of her residency program, Dr. Leach practiced in NY as an attending physician at Richmond University Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as well as a private pediatric practice. Valerie is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Florida Medical Association and Duval County Medical Society.
With her background and numerous medical missions to the underserved in the Philippines, pediatric training and neonatal ICU experience in the fast pace of NYC, Dr. Leach brings a strong and eclectic set of clinical skills with her to the Jacksonville Beach pediatric clinic.
Valerie lives in St. Augustine with her husband and two children and is pleased to have settled in beautiful Northern Florida with her family.