UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Leal-Castanon, Sylvia

School of Medicine
Pediatrics
(210) 562-5344
castanons@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Leal is involved primarily as an attending physician in both the resident continuity and acute care clinic. She is involved in one-to-one teaching of residents and medical students. Dr. Leal serves also as a medical consultant to San Antonio ISD, a school district that serves inner city youth who are of lower socioeconomic status as well as medical consultant for San Antonio School Health Co-op that serves charter schools in San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley. Dr. Leal has expertise in student and resident level curriculum development. She is involved in the medical evaluation of children in the school health arena as it pertains to a childs developmental, behavioral health and academic issues. She consults with nurse practitioners in regards to mental health issues as it pertains to a childs academic success. Dr. Leal participates in web based resident and student curriculum development and implementation.

7/2013 - Present Clinical Liaison Medical Legal Assistance for Families, San Antonio, TX
4/2013 - Present Director of Residency Continuity Clinic Childrens Health Center, San Antonio, TX
8/2011 - Present Medical Consultant San Antonio School Health Co-op, San Antonio, TX
9/2010 - Present Associate Professor and Faculty Physician UTHSCSA, Pediatrics, San Antonio, TX
8/2000 - Present Medical Consultant San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
7/1995 - Present Courtesy Member University Hospital, Pediatrics, San Antonio, TX
7/1995 - Present Active Member Christus Santa Rosa Childrens Hospital, Pediatrics, San Antonio, TX