Born and raised in Connecticut, Dr. Jarrett Leathem graduated cum laude from the University of Tampa in 2005, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from the John H. Sykes College of Business. During his time at the University, Dr. Leathem played baseball for the University of Tampa Spartans. He then continued his education at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, CO, where he earned his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012, graduating in the top one-third of his class.
Dr. Leathem completed his anesthesiology residency at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where he served on the Graduate Medical Education Committee as a peer-elected Resident Representative. Thereafter, he completed a pain medicine fellowship at the same university.
Dr. Leathem believes it is a privilege and honor to be a physician in the community. He enjoys communicating with patients, performing procedures, and being challenged to provide the best treatment regimen possible. Dr. Leathem has always believed that to be an excellent physician, it is imperative to render an individualized approach for each patient. As such, evaluating the physical, mental, psychological, and emotional components of pain to develop a care plan that improves the quality of life for patients, is his ultimate goal.
Dr. Leathem’s interests outside of medicine include playing recreational sports, such as baseball, basketball, and football. In addition, he enjoys skiing, hiking, working out, and playing the drums. He loves spending time with family and friends; especially his wife, Ashlee, who is a pediatric anesthesiologist, and his brother, James, who is an anesthesiologist in the Phoenix area.