Kandis Samuels-Leutzinger, MD, MPH

Bayhealth Welcomes Kandis Samuels-Leutzinger, MD, MPH

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Expanded Services, Women's & Children's
Bayhealth is pleased to welcome board-certified family medicine doctor Kandis Samuels-Leutzinger, MD, MPH. Dr. Samuels-Leutzinger provides family medicine to patients from infancy to geriatrics as well as gynecological and pregnancy care for women. She is also a faculty member in Bayhealth’s new Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Samuels-Leutzinger is currently seeing patients at Bayhealth Primary Care, Dover, West, along with Patience Ankomah, MD; Amita Jain, MD; Zulehuma Rather, MD; Shailly Saini, MD; and Brintha Vasagar, MD, MPH, FAAFP. The practice is part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative support team that operates practices throughout central and southern Delaware.  
 
“Dr. Samuels-Leutzinger is a wonderful addition to our program,” said Family Medicine Residency Program Director Dr. Vasagar. “As a talented and compassionate physician equipped to offer the full spectrum of primary care for all ages, she will play a valuable role in strengthening the health of our community. Her additional training in obstetrics and gynecology, including prenatal care and low-risk deliveries, is beneficial for female patients who wish to have one doctor who can provide all of their care.”  
 
Dr. Samuels-Leutzinger is a native Delawarean who holds a Master of Public Health degree from George Washington University in Washington D.C and a medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Her public health experience includes serving as a medical services technician with the Delaware Air National Guard for eight years. She also worked as a US-2 Missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries, supporting families in crisis situations and coordinating an elementary after-school enrichment program in Baltimore, Maryland. She has completed health internships in Ethiopia and Panama,and interned with the Pan American Health Organization in Washington D.C. to advance public health around non-communicable diseases while aiding in the establishment of the Caribbean Health Promotion network website.      

Prior to joining Bayhealth, Dr. Samuels-Leutzinger completed a family medicine residency at St. Francis Healthcare in Wilmington, Delaware. She is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is now accepting new patients of any age.

Starting June 1, Dr. Samuels will care for patients at a new practice - Bayhealth Family Medicine, Dover, located at 1074 S. State Street. This practice offers primary care for newborn to geriatric patients as well as obstetrics and gynecology, prenatal care, low-risk deliveries, and emotional health services. To make an appointment call Bayhealth Family Medicine, Dover at 302-725-3200.