Leonardo J. Duin G., MD, is a Staff Physician in the Anesthesiology Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He specializes in General Anesthesiology. Dr. Duin got his medical degree in 1999, from Los Andes University, in Merida, Venezuela.
He began his medical journey as an internal medicine resident, training at Dr. Patrocinio Peñuela Ruiz hospital, in his hometown, San Cristobal, in Venezuela.
Dr. Duin then moved to Spain in 2005 to continue his academic training and specialization. Once in Spain, he validated his M.D. degree in front of the Spanish Health Authorities, and achieved the validation with the approval of Alcala de Henares University, one of the most ancient universities in Europe.
After participating in a national concourse, he obtained one of the 9 places to start the Anesthesiology Residency Training Program at Hospital Universitario La Fe, in Valencia, Spain in 2005, which is one of the country´s most prestigious health centers.
After completing his Anesthesia training in 2009, Dr. Duin started developing his professional career as an anesthesiologist at Son Llatzer Hospital, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. From 2009 – 2017, he consolidated his knowledge in different areas of the specialty including: General and regional anesthesia, obstetrics anesthesia, pediatrics anesthesia, management of the post-operatory acute pain, management of post-operatory critically ill patients.
Furthermore, Dr. Duin also served as a tutor to the new anesthesia residents that were part of the anesthesia residency academic program of the hospital.
Now residing in Abu Dhabi, he is honored to become part of the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi family.