Rocio Leon
Rocio Leon Physician at Hospital Severo Ochoa

Rocio Leon is a dedicated and passionate Spanish-trained doctor who currently resides in the United States. She specializes in Internal Medicine and has proven expertise in various in-hospital settings. Rocio's international experience includes her most recent position as a Physician at Hospital Severo Ochoa in Madrid, Spain where she worked in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, treating adult patients as a part of the Internal Medicine team from March 2020 to August 2020. This challenging time strengthened her ability to develop trusting relationships with patients and their families, and showed her the importance of staying updated in the medical field.

Earlier in her career, as a lab intern and a medical student at Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio, she honed her practical skills through a variety of internships at multiple hospitals and engaged in genetics, microbiology, biology, and biochemistry laboratory rotations - learning PCR, Elisa, karyotyping, and more. Rocio's competencies extend beyond her clinical skills to include team leadership and team building. She is keen to join a new medical team where she can apply her skills to benefit others while continuing to advance medical projects. With an array of experiences from her diverse roles, Rocio brings a robust combination of dedication, international exposure, and advanced knowledge in her field.

More about this expert

Full name
Rocio Leon
Location
New York, New York, United States
Title
Physician
Company
Hospital Severo Ochoa (since 2020)
Industry
Medical Practices
LinkedIn Connections
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Summary
Permanent resident of the US. Passionate Spanish Doctor with international experience in Internal Medicine and hospital settings. Adept in understanding different medical specialties. Upholds the integrity and privacy of patients. Eager to join a new medical team where I can apply my skills to benefit others. Bringing forth a dedication to establish key relationships and continually aiding in the advancement of medical projects.
Skills
Team Leadership Team Building

Education

Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio
Doctor of Medicine - MD
Attended in Sep 2013 - Sep 2019
Field of study: Medicine

Positions

Hospital Severo Ochoa
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
Physician
Mar 2020 - Aug 2020

Treated adult patients as part of the Internal Medicine team during COVID. In this time, I learned how to develop trusting relationships with patients and families. And the importance of being always up-to-date in the medical field.
Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
Medical Student
Nov 2015 - Jun 2019

During my years in Madrid decided to explore the opportunities of internships in multiple hospitals and different environments as part of my medical degree.
-Severo Ochoa Hospital
-El Tajo Hospital
-Cruz Roja De Madrid Hospital
-Virgen De La Poveda Hospital
-La Luz Hospital
-Jose German Healthcare Center
-Mendiguchia Carriche Healthcare Center
-Psychiatric Institute Jose Germain
Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
Laboratory Intern
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015

During my first two year of medicine did rotations in the laboratory of genetics, microbiology, biology and biochemistry. Where I learned all the techniques used nowadays: PCR, Elisa, karyotype and more