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Profile for Leigh Jenkins, MD

Leigh Jenkins

Leigh Jenkins, MD

  • Director of CVICU/CICU
  • Cardiology Fellowship Program Director
  • Professor
  • Medical Director
Office Phone: 806-743-1501
Email: leighann.jenkins@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 9410
Lubbock TX 79430-9410

Positions:

  • Director of CVICU/CICU, CVICU/CICU, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 2015-Present
  • Cardiology Fellowship Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock Texas 2007-Present
  • Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 2004-Present
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular Services, University Medical Center Lubbock Texas 1998-Present
  • Division Chief, Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 2004-2013

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Fellow: Louisiana State University, 1988
  • Resident: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1986
  • Intern: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1984

Education:

  • MD: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1983
  • BA: Texas Tech University , 1979

Selected Publications:

  • Natsupawat T, Soontrapa S, Klomjit S, Jenkins LA. Rivaroxaban monograph.. Southwest Respiratory Critical Care Chronicles 2015;3(10):27-33.
  • Yaqub Y, Perez-Verdia A, Jenkins LA, Paige RL, Nugent KM. Temporary Transvenous Cardiac Pacing in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Predicts Increased Mortality. Cardiology Research 2012;3(1-7).
  • Yaqub Y, Kumar A, Jenkins LA. Case series of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy.. Curr Cardiovasc Risk Rep 2011;5:266-272.
  • Yaqub Y, Jenkins LA, Suarez JA. LASER endovascular atherectomy with secondary stenting of technically challenging calcied celiac stenosis.. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011;78(2):301-3.
  • Otahbachi M, Cevik C, Hodges D, Kumar A, Jenkins LA. A Giant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and a Massive Eye Hemorrhage Due to Advanced Atherosclerosis in an Eighty-four Year Old Man.. The Open Cardiovascular Imaging Journal 2010;2:1-2.

Selected Presentations:

  • Recurrent atrial myxoma, right atriotomy and sinus node dysfunction. American College of Cardiology, March 2017.
  • Specificity, sensitivity and positive predictive value of SPECT myocardial perfusion studies at the Nuclear Medicine Department of a tertiary care hospital. 2016.
  • PLASMA SEROTONIN AND PLATELET AGGREGATION RESPONSE TO COLLAGEN AS A PREDICTOR OF ADVERSE EVENTS International Academy of Cardiology, Boston, MA; July 2014.
  • THE CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ALCOHOLISM IN CONGESTIVE HEART SSCI, New Orleans, LA; February 2014.
  • Got Cardiac Markers? Lubbock, TX; February 2013.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Identification of heritage-related genetic determinants of cardiovascular diseases in Mexican-Americans and Caucasians 2008-2009
    Awarded by Other, TTUHSC Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke
    in the amount of $15,000.00
    Co-Investigator
    Research Related
  • A Forty-Eight Week Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Propentofylline with Placebo in Out-Patients with Alzheimer's disease 1996-1999
    Awarded by Other, Hoechst Marion Roussel
    in the amount of $79,890.00
    Co-Investigator
    Research Related
  • A Twenty-Four Week Study to Compare the Efficacy ans Safety of Propentofylline with placebo in Out-Patients with Vascular Dementia 1996-1999
    Awarded by Other, Hoechst Marion Roussel
    in the amount of $16,661.00
    Co-Investigator
    Research Related

Selected Awards:

  • Dean's Distinguished Service Award, TTUHSC, 2012.
  • Women of Distiction, Girl Scouts of America, 2009.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Texas Tech University, 2004.
  • Teacher Award by Student Senate, TTUHSC Family Medicine, 1998.
  • Teacher Award by Student Senate, TTUHSC Family Medicine, 1995.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Studies -
  • Congenital Cardiac Defects -
  • ECG Interpretation -
  • Pharmacology of Cardiac Drugs -
  • Preoperative Cardiac Assessment -

Selected Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • CICU, Cardiology Consultatation, Heart Station, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Fellows Clinic - 2015
Date last updated: 12/9/2017
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