Associate Medical Director
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. DeLeon is a member of the Medical Staff at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek where he serves on the Ethics Committee. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine and currently serves as vice president of Rossmoor Medical Associates in Walnut Creek.
Dr. DeLeon earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco where he served on the Ethics Committee and completed End-of-Life Management training. He is fluent in Spanish.
“Caring for someone in their final stages of life is a privilege,” says Dr. DeLeon. “You have to blend the golden rule with the person’s cultural beliefs to provide the most peaceful and spiritual experience attainable. Hope Hospice shares this philosophy, and does it professionally and compassionately.”