Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD - Long Beach, CA - Pediatric Pulmonology
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Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology

(562) 491-9001

Roger Y Takla MD Inc

1040 Elm Ave Ste 301 Long Beach , CA 90813

Get to Know Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD

Accepting Patients



Care Philosophy

Above all, she remains committed to patient advocacy, research, integrative work, medicine, preventive medicine, holistic health, and non-profit work.  Dr Yoonessi enjoys horseback riding, hiking with her 2 Shiba Inus and camping for fun.  Dr Yoonessi Jr. is overjoyed to be working alongside her mother who has always been dedicated to evidence based medicine, charity work, and community outreach projects!


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Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD's Experience

Pediatric Pulmonology


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Awards and Recognitions

In My Own Words

Dr. Leila Yoonessi is a pediatric pulmonologist practicing in Long Beach, CA.  She practices pediatric pulmonology and general pediatrics.  Dr. Yoonessi holds a BA in psychobiology with a minor in religious studies from Occidental College. She graduated cum laude and was awarded a psychobiology departmental award for her academic achievements. She then studied at the University of Southern California where she earned Master's in Public Health with a concentration in health care promotion. She went on to complete her medical degree at New York Medical College. She relocated to California to rejoin her family where she completed her pediatric residency at Los Angeles County University Southern California. She is currently a board certified pediatrician who has several research interests.  Publications include Progression and Prognostic Indicators of Bronchial and Alveolar Disease in Children with Sickle Cell Disease, and Environmental factors contributing to lung function and growth velocity decline in Sickle Cell Disease. 

Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD's Locations

Accepting New Patients


Roger Y Takla MD Inc

1040 Elm Ave Ste 301, Long Beach, CA 90813

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