Kenneth V. Leone, MD, a New Jersey native, graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in Durham, NC, in 1988. He then attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society prior to his graduation in 1992. From 1992 to 1997, Dr. Leone completed his internship in internal medicine, residency in neurology and a fellowship in electromyography and neuromuscular disease at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA.
In 1997, he entered private practice in adult neurology in Savannah, GA. During his tenure in Savannah, he was appointed clinical assistant professor of medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and provided clinical instruction to residents and medical students from several institutions who were completing their neurology clinical rotation at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Also at Memorial, Dr. Leone provided administrative and educational leadership within the neurology section and was successful at developing and leading a certified stroke program.
In 2008, Dr. Leone returned to Charlottesville to join the faculty of the Department of Neurology at UVA as a clinical associate professor of neurology. Board-certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology, Dr. Leone provides clinical care to general neurology and headache patients in the outpatient setting. He also provides clinical instruction to fellows, residents and medical students who are rotating through the outpatient clinics. On the administrative side, Dr. Leone has continually evolved in his role as the medical director of the outpatient neurology clinics. He has also helped to develop and grow the Division of General Neurology within the department. He's an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Headache Society and Medical Society of Virginia.
- 2016, 2015 Best Doctors in America® List
- 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; Second place