Dr. Trey Leaven

Trey Leaven, MD has over 20 years of experience in practicing and teaching medicine, and has been a member of the MD Now team of healthcare professionals for more than 4 years.

Dr. Leaven completed his undergraduate degree in biology/pre-medicine at the University of Virginia, followed by his graduate degree in biomedical science at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2004. 

Dr. Leaven began his medical career as an internal medicine resident at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. Next, he was a general surgery resident at Morehouse College in Atlanta and then he returned to Eastern Virginia Medical School as a family medicine resident. After completing this last residency, he worked as a staff physician for Patient First, a Virginia-based primary and urgent care provider, from 2012 to 2016. In 2017, he completed his sports medicine fellowship at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.  

While he was studying medicine, Dr. Leaven served as a teaching assistant at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He later became an adjunct instructor at Centura College in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he taught anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and medical ethics.

Dr. Leaven’s current professional memberships include the American Medical Society for Sports MedicineAmerican Association of Physician Leadership and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also a member of the scholarship subcommittee of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and most recently earned his Certified Physician Executive Credential from the American Association of Physician Leadership.

Dr. Leaven has won numerous awards and accolades throughout his career, including “Instructor of the Year” at Centura College and highest honors during his sports medicine rotation. He was named “Surgical Intern of the Year” at Morehouse College and was nominated twice for the Star Award for Clinical Excellence at Grady Memorial Hospital.