Dr. John Leander Po

Infectious Disease
Tucson, AZ
17 years experience male

Locations

Petersen Clinics

Tucson, AZ

Address

1501 N. Campbell Ave., 6th floor Ambulatory clinics, Tucson, AZ
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(520) 626-5183

Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

Humana Insurance Company

Tricare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Carefirst Inc

Health Net of Arizona

About

Bio

Dr. John Leander Po is originally from Toronto, Ontario Canada. After completing his BSc and MSc from McGill University in Montreal, he received both M.D. and Ph.D degrees at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, He finished Internship and residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center and continued on with the subspecialty of infectious diseases (ID) in the same institution, with additional training in transplant ID at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Po was mentored by Dr. Philip C. Carling, who conducted seminal work on antimicrobial stewardship and the role of the environment in healthcare acquired infections. Dr. Po moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2008 serving as an community ID consultant and an assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine before moving to his current position as a clinical associate professor of medicine and the ID Fellowship Program Director at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

Specialties
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Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Arizona

Doctor Q&A

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes it is: Especially if you are coughing.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Unknown: It's a good question- However, no one knows the answer to it since it depends on the probiotic composition and factors in the person taking it.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Ignore: Laryngitis sucks-Try not to talk to loudly-Silence is golden!

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Nov 5, 2014
I have reviewed many of Dr. Po's answers and consultations. He is extremely knowledgeable about Infectious Diseases and general medicine. His consultations typically involve very complicated issues an...Read More
Sep 19, 2014
Dr. Po is not only highly knowledgeable in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, but his answers are always accurate, stated succinctly and understandably, and he has empathy and obviously cares ...Read More
Jul 20, 2014
I fully recommend Dr. John Leander Po to anyone needing his help as he seems to care deeply about his field of Infectious Disease. Great Physician and Colleague and asset to the community at HealthTap...Read More
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I like your answer. My doctor told me I was crazy because I decided to break a relationship after finding my partner was HSV-1 positive. I am 49 years old and she was 30. I have no HSV infections or S...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have shingles along my ulner nerve area of my left arm. Third time having them and I can't understand why.its just Comforting 2 read about it. Thank you
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! Very helpful to know it's not necessarily a sinus infection ( i have a standardized exam in a few days), I will get some decongestants :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Drexel University College of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2003MD

Medical/Graduate school

Drexel University College of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION
Completed 2006

Residency

Boston University Medical Center
Completed 2006

Awards

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 HealthGrades• Patient Choice Award
2011, 2012, 2013 HealthGrades• Patient Compassion Award

Affiliations

Past President, Arizona Infectious Diseases Society (ARIDS)
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
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