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Samantha Leahy, PA-C

Board Certifications:
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute fractures and club foot

PA School: Shenandoah University (2016)
Undergraduate: University of Central Florida (2002)

Patient Reviews:
"Sam was completely patient, very sweet, and was able to answer all our questions. The appointment was speedy and very organized."

"The office was so helpful. They were there for me when I needed their assistance. Samantha Leahy was excellent and clearly explained all the details of my son's situation. I highly recommend this Pediatric Specialists of Virginia, and the doctor as well."

"I really liked the care that we received at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia. Everyone from the reception, the doctor, and the Spanish interpreter were so helpful. I liked that very much."

Clinic Locations: Fairfax

Where did you grow up?
I was born in New York, but I grew up mostly in South Florida.
Why did you become a doctor and why did you choose your specialty?
I became a Physicians Assistant, because I want to provide health care to all children. I chose Pediatrics Orthopedics, specifically club foot, because I have a son with club foot who has had a wonderful outcome because of the expertise of pediatric orthopedics.
What do you most enjoy doing outside of your clinical practice, when you’re not working?
I love traveling and spending time with my husband and children. We love to travel to Vermont to ski.
Describe your proudest accomplishment as a provider and/or in your personal life:
My proudest accomplishment in my life is completing PA school while still being a mother and a wife.
If you weren’t a doctor, what profession would you most likely be doing and why?
I would be a child life specialist. These professionals that help children understand illness, procedures, and the hospital process.
Personal Sketch:

3 - Children
​1 - Dog