Dr. Tony Leazzo joined our practice in August of 2017, coming to us with over 12 years of medical experience. He graduated from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, and received his D.O. degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School in 1998. His residency was served at the Genesys Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Program. His residency was interrupted by military service in the United States Navy where Dr. Leazzo served as a General Medical Officer for 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and 1st Fleet Service and Support Group at Camp Pendleton in California.
After completing his Family Medicine Residency, Dr. Leazzo went on to complete a one year fellowship in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Leazzo is Board Certified in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Occupational Medicine.
Dr. Leazzo has been involved in hospital governance, having served in many roles on the medical staff and as vice-president of the medical staff for two years. Additionally Dr. Leazzo has co-authored a chapter on shoulder disorders in the Osteopathic Clinical Joint Exam textbook and recently published an article on Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Besides writing, Dr. Leazzo is one of the team physicians for U.S.A. Soccer, having traveled to France, Mexico and Portugal.
A Cicero native and avid Cubs fan, Dr. Leazzo and his wife, Jennifer, are residents of Aurora where they are raising their two children, Tony and Michael. They are active in their church community and are frequently seen running everywhere with their children’s sports and school activities. In his “spare” time, Dr. Leazzo enjoys Scuba diving and is learning to play the guitar.
Dr. Leazzo enjoys caring for the entire family practice patient spectrum from infants to the elderly, and places a high value on being at the patient’s hospital beside when the patient needs him the most. Dr. Leazzo strives to care not only for the individual patient, but the patient’s whole family as well in order to provide true Family medical care.