Leila Yoonessi M.D., MPH

Leila Yoonessi M.D., MPH

At Large

Dr. Leila Yoonessi is a pediatrician and pediatric pulmonologist in Long Beach, California. Dr. Yoonessi is the medical doctor at MY Pediatrics and Respiratory Care Clinic. Certified by the Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Yoonessi has been practicing Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonary medicine in Long Beach for 4 years. She graduated cum laude in psychobiology with a minor in religious studies from Occidental College. She then studied at the University of Southern California where she earned Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in health care promotion. Upon completing her medical degree at New York Medical College, Dr. Yoonessi relocated to California to rejoin her family where she completed her pediatric residency at Los Angeles County University Southern California. She completed her pediatric pulmonary fellowship at the Miller Women and Children’s Hospital, Long Beach. Dr. Yoonessi is a part of the Miller Women and Children’s Hospital Long Beach and St Mary’s Medical Center pediatric departments. Her practice focuses on community empowerment and engagement, patient education, preventative medicine, and respiratory care. Her special interests include community advocacy, garden-based nutrition programs, holistic and integrative medicine, community partnerships, and non-profit work.