James A. Lesniewski, M.D., F.A.C.S.

dr. crossAfter graduating with a Bachelors of Science degree with highest distinction from Pennsylvania State University, James A. Lesniewski, M.D., F.A.C.S., obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

His surgical internship, residency and chief residency were performed at Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. During his residency, he completed a post-graduate research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and received the Richard K. Gadon Memorial Award of Humanism in Surgery two years in a row as well as the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award.

Upon completing his residency in 2004, Dr. Lesniewski moved to the Northern Virginia area to join Surgical Specialists of Northern Virginia and the medical staff of Inova Loudoun Hospital. He feels that he is fortunate to use his broad range of surgical knowledge and skills in his daily practice with SSNV, which includes the treatment of all general surgical, vascular and thoracic diseases/conditions. A committed, patient-focused practitioner, he has built a solid reputation as one of the area’s finest laparoscopic surgeons. In addition to busy clinical practice, Dr. Lesniewski has dedicated significant time to administrative duties for Inova Loudoun Hospital by serving as Chief of the Department of Surgery, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Loudoun Ambulatory Surgery Care and a member of the Medical Executive and Credentialing Committees. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Married to a fellow general surgeon, Dr. Lesniewski enjoys spending his free time with his wife, two children and two rescued dogs.


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