A native Texan, Dr. Alicia Leffel was born in Austin and grew up in La Grange – halfway between San Antonio and Houston. After graduating Valedictorian from La Grange High School, Dr. Leffel went on to Texas A & M University where she graduated Suma Cum Laude in just three years. Dr. Leffel chose to stay close to home and attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, graduating with honors, and was inducted into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha in May 1996.
Dr. Leffel pursued her residency training at Texas A & M University Health Science Center – Scott and White Hospital in Temple, TX. Her internship included studies in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She completed her medical training in June 1999 after serving as Chief Resident of Pediatrics in her final year.
Over the next 4 years, Dr. Leffel served both as a clinician, within the Scott and White System at its Fish Pond Clinic in Waco, TX, and as a faculty member with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center in Temple. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Leffel is married and has 2 young children. She enjoys spending time with her family and also a wide variety of outdoor activities.
Dr. Leffel joined Kid Care Pediatrics in December 2003 and is now proud to call Keller, TX home.