Leland H. Dao
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Welcome to Dr. Dao's LA office, conveniently located in beautiful Santa Monica, California, ready to serve all of Southern California. Here, our professionals know that providing quality Healthcare is not just about exams, it’s about treating the whole person from head to toe. It’s about offering the best healthcare and treatments to all of our patients. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a professional compassionate, and efficient way, with your best health in mind.
We aim to treat our patients in a safe environment while offering them the best comprehensive care. We understand that many people are looking for better way to receive medical treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the area.
Now in Santa Monica, California, Dr. Dao brings a wide breadth of Medical services and Specialty care to the Southern California region.
Board Certified Physician and Surgeon
Medical Director for Hawaii’s Triple Crown of Surfing
Personal physician to The World’s Best Professional Surfers
On-set physician for numerous Film and Television productions, serving both cast and crew
Doctor Leland Dao is a Board Certified Physician and Surgeon. He provides a broad range of medical care for patients of all ages, from newborns and children, to adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. He now brings his services to California and the West Los Angeles community after practicing for over 20 years in Haleiwa, Hawaii.
Raised in Southern California, he always had a love for the Ocean. He attended the University of California at San Diego where he received his Bachelors of Arts Degree, majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Visual Arts. He was accepted to the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California (now know as the Western University of Health Sciences) and received his Doctor of Osteopathy Degree in 1992. During his medical School training he invented the Cleanblade Surgical device. He did his Internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin Family Medicine Program and had his Residency training at the University of Hawaii Family Medicine Program.
Dr. Dao has been in private practice since 1997. His Hawaii office, the Kaena Kai Clinic, still serves generations of patients and families in the beautiful town of Haleiwa on the island of Oahu. His enthusiasm for Surfing and caring for Professional Athletes led him to become the Medical Director for the World Surf League's Hawaii Triple Crown of Surfing for 21 years running, where he still enjoys caring for the World's best surfers each year. He also developed the SUPER Tennis Elbow Brace, a patented device for the treatment of Tennis Elbow. See www.SUPERTennisElbow Brace.com
On call Hawaii physician for Lionsgate, Universal, ABC, 20th Century Fox, Nickelodeon, etc.
- 20th Century Fox
- Cross Creek Productions
- Marvel Studios
- TV show LOST (ABC)
- Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
- Jurassic World (Universal)
- Lifetime Television