Michael J Leinwand, MD

Michael J Leinwand, MD
Michael J Leinwand, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery


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WMed
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Administrative:
Department of Surgery
269.337.6260
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
269.337.6450
leinwanm@bronsonhg.org

Dr. Michael Leinwand is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine and the Department of Surgery. He is Board Certified in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery. He is employed by the Bronson Healthcare Group. He is a graduate of the University of California-Los Angeles with a BS in Biological Sciences in May 1991. He earned his MD from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in May 1995. He completed a research fellowship in Pediatric Surgery from the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles in June 1999. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Southern California in June 2002. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Surgical Critical Care from Harvard University Children's Hospital of Boston in June 2003. He did another fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in June 2005. After completing his training in 2005, he joined the division of Pediatric Surgery at Bronson Children's Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has a true passion for innovative minimally-invasive surgical techniques. He delights in combining his interests by playing guitar and singing for patients during rounds. He is most proud of his involvement in Crayons4Kids, a nonprofit organization that was founded by his 5 and 6 year old back in 2001. The mission of Crayons4Kids is to brighten the lives of hospitalized children by providing them with a wide variety of items including crayons, coloring books, toys, DVD's, DVD players, iPads, and musical instruments.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
    • American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)
    • American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
  • Education and Training

    • Fellowship 2005, Pediatric Surgery, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
    • Fellowship 2003, Pediatric Surgical Critical Care, Harvard University
    • Residency 2002, General Surgery, University of Southern California
    • Research Fellowship 1999, Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    • MD 1995, Johns Hopkins University
    • BS 1991, Biological Sciences, University of California-Los Angeles
  • Language Fluency

    • Spanish, functional
  • Research

    • Pediatric Surgery
  • Publications

  • Presentations

    • Of plugs and casts: incidental finding of plastic bronchitis complicating "mild" asthma vs. allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)?. Gregoire-Bottex MMM, Archemetre R, Kadochi M, Lamar J, Leinwand MJ, American Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference, San Diego,California, 05/2018
    • Single laparoscopic resection of a giant ovarian mature cyst teratoma. Abidi H, Flanagan S, Leinwand MJ, Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 65th Annual Meeting, Traverse City,Michigan, 05/2018
    • Robotic repair of late presentation congenital diaphragmatic hernias: a case series. Flanagan S, Arafeh M, Leinwand MJ, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 27th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Seattle,Washington, 04/2018
    • Single incision laparoscopic resection of a giant ovarian mature cyst teratoma. Abidi H, Flanagan S, Leinwand MJ, Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Meeting, Banff,Canada, 10/2017
    • Laparoscopic neoappendicostomy. Lu S, Leinwand MJ, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 26th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, London,United Kingdom, 07/2017
    • Conventional laparoscopic appendectomy versus single incision laparoscopic appendectomy in children: a retrospective study. Bly R, Leinwand MJ, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 26th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, London,United Kingdom, 07/2017
    • Laparoscopic neoappendicostomy. Lu S, Leinwand MJ, Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 64th Annual Meeting, Boyne,Michigan, 05/2017
    • Inspiration, motivation, determination, innovation. Leinwand MJ, Leonard and Marie Louise Rosoff Visiting Lecture, University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles,California, 05/2017
    • Single incision laparoscopic resection of a giant ovarian mature cyst teratoma. Leinwand MJ, Abidi H, 34th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 05/2017
    • Gallbladder duplication: case report of a rare congenital anomaly treated by single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a pediatric patient. Espinosa JA, White P, Leinwand MJ, 34th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 05/2017
    • Conventional laparoscopic appendectomy versus single incision laparoscopic appendectomy in children: a retrospective study. Bly R, Leinwand MJ, Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 63rd Annual Meeting, Mackinac Island,Michigan, 05/2016
    • Single incision laparoscopic gastrostomy button placement: a simple, effective, and inexpensive technique. Leinwand MJ, Berndt K, 33rd Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical Health and Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 05/2015
    • Single incision laparoscopic gastrostomy button placement: a simple, effective, and inexpensive technique. Leinwand MJ, Berndt K, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 24th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Nashville,Tennessee, 04/2015
    • Pediatric surgery recent clinical research. Leinwand MJ, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 11/2013
    • Pancreatic cystgastrostomy: a combined laparoscopic and endoscopic approach. Leinwand MJ, Downing M, Ming K, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Beijing,China, 06/2013
    • Incision and drainage of subcutaneous abscesses without the use of packing. Leinwand MJ, Downing M, Slater D, Beck M, Burton K, Boyer D, 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, San Antonio,Texas, 05/2012
    • Incision and drainage of subcutaneous abscesses without the use of packing. Leinwand MJ, Downing M, Slater D, Beck M, Burton K, Boyer D, 30th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical Health and Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 04/2012
    • Anterior mediastinal mass causing dyspnea and chest pain: a case report. Lewis K, Segedy J, Garcia K, Elliot K, Leinwand MJ, 30th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical Health and Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 04/2012
    • Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary dyskinesia in children: a simple, safe, and inexpensive technique. Leinwand MJ, Elgamal M, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 21st Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, San Diego,California, 03/2012
    • Laparoscopic resection of a urachal remnant. Leinwand MJ, Minnick B, Downing M, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 19th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Waikoloa,Hawaii, 06/2010
    • Helmets are the new cool. Leinwand MJ, Safe Kids Kalamazoo Annual Meeting, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 05/2009
    • An interesting presentation of ulcerative colitis in a pediatric patient with cerebral vascular accident. Leinwand MJ, 26th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical Health and Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 04/2008
    • Atypical appendicitis in two adolescents with type-1 diabetes mellitus: challenging commonly held beliefs among internists and surgeons. Leinwand MJ, Lansing Community Research Day, Lansing,Michigan, 04/2008
    • Laparoscopic retroperitoneal pouch splenopexy for wandering spleen. Leinwand MJ, Downing M, Seah A, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 16th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Buenos Aires,Argentina, 09/2007
    • Appendicitis. Leinwand MJ, Battle Creek Health System Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Battle Creek,Michigan, 08/2007
    • Current management of constipation. Leinwand MJ, Battle Creek Health System Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Battle Creek,Michigan, 06/2007
    • The pediatric surgical abdomen: case reports of what's common. Leinwand MJ, Battle Creek Health System Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Battle Creek,Michigan, 09/2006
    • The pediatric surgical abdomen: case reports of what's common. Leinwand MJ, Pennock Hospital Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Hastings,Michigan, 07/2006
    • Helmet safety: moods, dudes, feuds, and attitudes. Leinwand MJ, Safe Kids Kalamazoo Annual Meeting, Kalamazoo,Michigan, 05/2006
    • The pediatric surgical abdomen: case reports of what's common. Leinwand MJ, Lakeview Community Hospital Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Paw Paw,Michigan, 03/2006
    • The pediatric surgical abdomen: case reports of what's common. Leinwand MJ, Battle Creek Health System Emergency Department Grand Rounds, Battle Creek,Michigan, 11/2005
    • Laparoscopic management of unusual adnexal pathology. Leinwand MJ, DeRoss A, Moront M, Katz D, Schwartz M, Vinocur C, Finck C, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 14th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Venice,Italy, 06/2005
    • Laparoscopic resection of a seminal vesicle cyst: a pediatric case report. Leinwand MJ, DeRoss A, Rabinovitch H, Moront M, Finck C, Vincour C, Schwartz M, Katz D, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 14th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Venice,Italy, 06/2005
    • Laparoscopic roux-y gastric bypass following a protein-sparing modified fast for morbidly obese adolescents. Leinwand MJ, Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans,Louisiana, 02/2005
    • Pneumatoceles: the surgical perspective. Leinwand MJ, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Pediatric Grand Rounds, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, 02/2005
    • Penetrating transaxial thoracoabdominal trauma. Leinwand MJ, The Annual Day of Trauma, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, 12/2004
    • Endosurgical resection of congenital vascular malformations. Kimmel SG, Hriesik C, Leinwand MJ, Katz DA, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group's 13th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Maui,Hawaii, 05/2004
    • Application of the APSA clinical practice guidelines for isolated liver or spleen injuries: a single institution experience. Leinwand MJ, Atkinson CC, Mooney DP, 34th Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Fort Lauderdale,Florida, 05/2003
    • Application of the APSA clinical practice guidelines for isolated liver or spleen injuries: a single institution experience. Leinwand MJ, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, New England Regional Finals, Boston,Massachusetts, 11/2002
    • Application of the APSA clinical practice guidelines for isolated liver or spleen injuries: a single institution experience. Leinwand MJ, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, State of Massachusetts, Boston,Massachusetts, 11/2002
    • Murine nitrofen-induced pulmonary hypoplasia does not involve induction of TGF-β signaling. Leinwand MJ, University of Southern California Center for Craniofacial and Molecular Biology Grand Rounds, Los Angeles,California, 04/1999
    • The umbilical fold approach to pyloromyotomy: is it a safe alternative to the right upper quadrant approach?. Leinwand MJ, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Department of Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, Los Angeles,California, 03/1999
    • Nitrofen-induced pulmonary hypoplasia in the murine model for congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Leinwand MJ, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Department of Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, Los Angeles,California, 07/1998
    • Pulmonary hypoplasia in nitrofen-induced congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Leinwand MJ, University of Southern California Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Los Angeles,California, 06/1998