Jonathan A. Leighton, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Small bowel imaging
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colorectal neoplasia
  1. 1991
    Clinical Fellowship - Division of Gastroenterology and NutritionUniversity of Texas Health Science Center
  2. 1989
    Research Fellowship - Division of Gastroenterology and NutritionUniversity of Texas Health Science Center
  3. 1988
    Pulmonary FellowMaricopa County General Hospital
  4. 1984
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Science Center
  5. 1982
    Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Science Center
  6. 1981
    MDUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  7. 1977
    BA - BiochemistryOccidental College

Certifications

  1. 1991
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1984
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2007
    Physician of the YearCrohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Southwest Chapter
  2. 2005
    Outstanding MCA Course Director for Year 2005 for directing the 2005 Winter GI Meeting: "Gastroenterology Linked to Endoscopy and Hepatology"Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 1977
    Research on Aging and TRNA Acetylation presented to the Achievement Award for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship FoundationOccidental College
  4. 1977
    Phi Beta KappaOccidental College
  5. 1977
    Cum LaudeOccidental College
  6. 1975
    Mortar Board National Senior Honor OrganizationOccidental College
  7. 1974
    Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor SocietyOccidental College

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Program DirectorMedallion Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Forward Executive Committee, Space and Capital Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  3. 2018 - present
    Medical DirectorPatient Experience Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2017 - 2018
    Interim ChairOutpatient Care Delivery Platform, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2017 - 2018
    MemberOutpatient Practice Optimization Enterprise Advisory Group
  6. 2016 - 2018
    MemberPractice Optimization and Acceleration
  7. 2015 - 2018
    MemberEnterprise Access Management Council (EAMC)
  8. 2015 - 2018
    MemberEnterprise Operations Coordinating Group (EOCG)
  9. 2014 - 2018
    ChairOperations Coordinating Group, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  10. 2014 - 2018
    MemberOutpatient Care Delivery Platform, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 2014 - present
    MemberExecutive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberBoard of Trustees, American College of Gastroenterology
  13. 2013 - 2018
    ChairOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  14. 2013 - 2018
    Vice ChairClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  15. 2013
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  16. 2011 - 2014
    ChairGastroenterology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  17. 2011
    Abstract ReviewerDigestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  18. 2010 - 2013
    ChairEducational Affairs Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  19. 2010
    Abstract ReviewerDigestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  20. 2010 - present
    Board MemberPhoenix Society of Gastroenterology
  21. 2009 - 2010
    ChairSearch Committee for Chair, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2009
    Abstract ReviewerDigestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  23. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  24. 2007 - present
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  25. 2007 - 2009
    ChairSelf-Assessment Test Subcommittee, American College of Gastroenterology
  26. 2006 - 2013
    MemberEducational Affairs Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  27. 2006 - 2008
    MemberResearch Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  28. 2006 - 2007
    MemberQuality Improvement Council, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  29. 2006
    ReviewerNational Patient Education Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  30. 2005
    MemberCareer & Leadership Development Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  31. 2005 - present
    MemberNational Professional Education Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  32. 2003 - 2008
    Co-ChairService Excellence Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  33. 2003 - 2006
    MemberStandards of Practice Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  34. 2001
    MemberSCRIBE Oversight Committee, Provider Relations Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  35. 2000 - 2010
    MemberMedical Advisory Committee, Arizona Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  36. 1999 - 2002
    ChairContinuous Improvement Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  37. 1999 - 2002
    Board MemberArizona Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  38. 1998 - 2000
    MemberAccreditation and Regulatory Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  39. 1998 - 1999
    MemberContinuous Improvement Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  40. 1997 - 1998
    MemberPatient Data Coordination Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  41. 1996 - 1999
    Co-ChairPractice Outcome Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  42. 1996 - 1999
    PresidentArizona Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  43. 1996 - 1997
    Medical ChairBuilding Committee, Endoscopy Suite, Division of Gastroenterology
  44. 1995
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  45. 1994 - 1995
    MemberASC Committee, Project Delta, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  46. 1994 - 1995
    MemberPOME Task Force, Project Delta, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  47. 1993 - 2002
    DirectorEndoscopy Lab, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine
  48. 1993 - 1999
    MemberNational Clinical Affairs Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  49. 1993 - 1996
    Co-ChairmanMedical Advisory Committee, Arizona Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  50. 1993 - 1994
    MemberAmbulatory Surgical Center Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  51. 1992 - 1994
    MemberQuality Resource Management Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  52. 1992 - 1994
    MemberEducation Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  53. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  54. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  55. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  56. 1991 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  57. 1991 - present
    MemberMaricopa County Medical Society
  58. 1991 - present
    MemberPhoenix Society of Gastroenterology
  59. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.