Leslie is a physician born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She graduated from the Honors Program at Washington State University with a BS in Zoology, then attended Penn State University for medical school.
Dr. Apgar completed her residency at Penn State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Dr. Apgar has over 17 years of experience in direct patient care, and routinely counsels patients and sees the various, sometimes devastating conditions, which can cause the need for alternative therapies.
A skilled minimally invasive surgeon, she has been on numerous hospital committees helping to educate, train new surgeons and students, change policies and embrace emerging technologies. She has been board certified since 2002.
As a serial entrepreneur, and having cared for so many women with wellness complaints, she decided to fill an obvious void in the community by expanding into the aesthetics field. Her new company, Pura Vida, was born in 2008 and she became the sole owner of the wellness facility in 2013. Her business continues to thrive well into its tenth year of operation.