Dr Leesa Swainston received her medical degree, with honors from the University of Queensland in 1991. She has undertaken post-graduate training in general practice and holds a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Leesa thoroughly enjoys working with patients throughout their lifespan to achieve optimal health and well-being.
Leesa brings with her over 25 years experience as a general practitioner, including a decade spent in regional centers prior to returning to the Sunshine Coast and re-joining Eckersley Medical Center in 2019.
A supporter of evidence based approach to medicine, she supports both patient education and input into the decision making process. Her years of helping families has led to an ongoing interest in the fields of preventative health and wellness promotion which encompasses physiological well-being. Further education in psychiatry has also been undertaken.
Additionally Leesa is a mother to four beautiful children, leading her to a great understanding and experience with both woman's and family health.
When time permits Leesa enjoys music, art, nature and travelling.
||General medicine, Woman's health, family health, Preventative health