Leonard Weinstock, MD

Leonard Weinstock, MD

Clear Passage affiliation:
  • Research Guidance
  • Study Author

Academic history and affiliations:

  • 1985-1987 Gastroenterology Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1984-1984 Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, Rochester General Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
  • 1981-1984 Residency in Internal Medicine
  • 1981 Medical Degree University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • 1977 Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude, University of Vermont

Certifications:

  • 1987 Board Certification, Gastroenterology
  • 1984 Board Certification, Internal Medicine

Academic Positions:

  • University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (1984-1985)
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Instructor in Medicine (1985-1993)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (1994-1997)
  • Associate Member of Cancer Center (1996)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (1997-Present)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery (1997-Present)

Teaching Postions:

  • Endoscopy Proctor for Colorectal Surgery Fellows (1987-Present)
  • Endoscopy Proctor for Gastroenterology Fellows and Surgical Residents (1987-2005)
  • Jewish Hospital, Medical Clinic Attending (1988-1996)
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Clinic(1996-1998)

Honors and Awards:

  • Degree with Magna Cum Laude, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont (1977)
  • Oncology Research Fellowship Award, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont (1977)
  • Cancer Research Fellowship Award, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (1978)
  • Intern Case Report Award, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, New York (1982)
  • Resident Investigator Award, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, New York (1983)
  • Pennwalt Award, Rochester Academy of Medicine, Rochester, NY (1984)
  • Top Doctors List, Gastroenterology, St. Louis Magazine, St. Louis, Missouri (2009)
  • Top Doctors List, Gastroenterology, St. Louis Magazine, St. Louis, Missouri ( 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Fellow in the American College of Gastroenterology (2010)

Biography, posts:

Dr. Leonard Weinstock practices therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy in cancer prevention; and specializes in treating reflux (GERD), abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and motility problems. Dr. Weinstock is consistently recognized in “The Best Doctor’s in America” list.

Dr. Weinstock was born and raised in New York and moved to St. Louis in 1985. He received his medical training in Rochester, New York and completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

He has a clinical teaching appointment as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Weinstock’s lectures and research have been presented at national and international conferences on diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon. He is actively researching the connection of the gut and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) with several medical problems including restless legs syndrome and chronic pelvic pain syndromes. He presented several lectures in Oregon at the first SIBO symposium and in France at the international rosacea study group.

Dr. Weinstock provides individualized care to all adult patients with gastrointestinal disorders. His clinical practice emphasizes colon cancer screening, therapeutic video-endoscopy, motility disorders, management for irritable bowel syndrome, and comprehensive management of inflammatory bowel disease. His experience in treating IBS patients who have SIBO dates back to 2000. He has expertise in the use of low dose naltrexone (LDN) which is one of the few modalities that promotes the reduction of inflammation by increasing endorphins.

Dr. Weinstock is married and has twin daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys long-distance walking, cooking, drawing, and painting.

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